Measuring of Political Trust and Identified Factors Affecting on In Kurdistan Province

Salar Moradi, Abolfazl Delavari
2019 Faṣlnāmah-i Pizhūhish/hā-yi Rāhburdī-i Siyāsat  
This paper aims to measure the level of political trust and identify important variables and factors effect it in Kurdistan. The hypothesis was that: degree of political confidence in this province generally is lower than average and this situation is influenced by the political background and status Security of province, ethnic policies of the state, performance of central and local institutions and officials, position and opportunities for social and political participation of citizens and
more » ... of citizens and regional and international factors. This hypothesis was tested by using the survey. Statistical population included 490 persons of 15 to 64 years old is the province. The findings of the paper show that, first, the average political trust in the province is higher than the average. Secondly, the variable "satisfaction with the performance of government policies"(0/76) has been greatest effect on degree of the people political trust in the province and then there have been 'membership in associations and civil society organizations"(0/59), "socioeconomic status"(0/36), "regional and international factors"(-0.28), "Media and mass communication"(0/28), "religion(0/18), "inter-ethnic trust"(0/11) and "ethnic identity" (0/10) variables. According to the findings of the article, it is necessary for the central government and local and regional authorities to further increase security policies and practices, employment opportunities, prosperity and participation opportunities in the province.
doi:10.22054/qpss.2019.22535.1647 doaj:1ffbf7a7724f4ee1b9e2dc185506b7af fatcat:dpig444bh5ainnpwtcnyc7juj4