INVESTIGATION OF PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS THE SOCIAL POLICIES APPLIED TO WOMEN: THE CASE OF BURDUR URBAN CENTER


Arisoy A., KORKMAZ A.

JOURNAL OF MEHMET AKIF ERSOY UNIVERSITY ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES FACULTY, vol.5, no.2, pp.302-316, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.30798/makuiibf.430653
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MEHMET AKIF ERSOY UNIVERSITY ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES FACULTY
  • Page Numbers: pp.302-316

Abstract

Regarding the social policies applied by the goverment for women, in this study, the relationship between the awareness of the public, their attitudes towards the government and the sufficiency of these applied policies were investigated. A scale was used to determine the public perceptions and attitudes towards the social policy applications. The mentioned scale was obtained from related literature and theoretical framework. The SPSS 22 program was used for the evaluation of data which was obtained from 382 participants who are residing in the city center of Burdur. The correlation and regression analyzes were performed. The results indicated that as the level of public awareness increased the applied social policies were found to be sufficient by them and also an increasing in terms of positive attitudes towards government was observed. However, no relationship was found between the perception for the sufficiency of the social policy applied to women and attitude towards the government.