The Exploratory Of Inmates’ Family Resilience

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Azureen binti Abd Aziz , Azureen binti Abd Aziz , Mohd Faiez bin Zaidon , Phawani a/p Vijayaratnam


This research focuses on inmates ‘family resilience in Bahau, Negeri Sembilan. Superlatively, family resilience is attained when the commitment and responsibilities of the household are achieved. The resilience is really hard to be gained by the inmates’ family because the leader, husbands, or fathers are apart from them. The absence of these vital figures results in family vulnerability. Thus, by using the qualitative approach, this research aims to explore the condition of five inmates’ families in Bahau, Negeri Sembilan. The results of this study illustrate that the families of inmates in Bahau, Negeri Sembilan gaze to be resilient. The inmate’s families in Bahau are resilient due to a few contributing factors. Firstly, it is due to a deep understanding and commitment from the inmate and his family. The next contributing factor is the presence of the child that uphold and encourages the marriage couples to commit in their relationship. Last but not least, the third contributing factor in inmates’ family resilience is the positivity and love among both parties. However, there are also constraining factors affecting families’ resilience, such as the financial issues, communication barriers, and egoism. These factors lead to a low level of resilience among the inmates’ family.  However, the reliability of inmates’ families in Bahau, Negeri Sembilan could be sustained with good commitment and communication in maintaining their family lives.

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