What Does Literature Say about Student at Risk
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2013, Pages: 51-58
Published: Apr. 2, 2013
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Asbah Razali, Dept. of Anthropology and Sociology, Faculty Of Art and Social Science University Of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
Farimah Dokoushkani, Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies, Faculty of Human Ecology, University of Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur
Kogilavani Rajendran, Dept. of Human Development and Family Studies, Faculty of Human Ecology, University of Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur
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The purpose of this article is to review the research on at-risk students in order to determine what the literature reveals about the combined influence of school and community type on placing students at risk. Thus, the aim of this paper is to explore the various outcomes for student's risk factor in school and in the community found in literature. We explore whether another factor also plays a role included the school and education system factors, the poverty factors, the surrounding factors, family structure problems, peer factors and the abuse and violence factors. The discussion will included the intensive measure in solving students and community risk factors. We also explore the interventions from school and teachers, family intervention, parental skills, parental support and supervision, family interaction and the communal intervention. In this article, we also discuss the intensive measures in solving student and community risk factors based on intensive programs in Malaysia compare to intervention programs of the west.
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At Risk Factors, School, Community, Family, Malaysia
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Asbah Razali, Farimah Dokoushkani, Kogilavani Rajendran, What Does Literature Say about Student at Risk, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2013, pp. 51-58. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.20130202.15
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