An Ethnographic Study of Male Juvenile Delinquents’ Information Behavior in Malaysia: A Work in Progress
This paper reports a study in progress whose intent is to explore the male juvenile delinquents’ information behavior. Specific research objectives are to examine the male juvenile delinquents information needs, on how the needs of information by juvenile delinquents emerged among them, and to identify whether the information needed by them were met or not. The method of data gathering involved using an ethnographic approach in which the researcher relied on, up-close, personal experience, participation, and observation. The study involves eight participants of the prison integrity schools in Malaysia.