Siyasal Katılım ve Üniversite Öğrencilerinin Siyasal Katılıma Bakışı: Babaeski Meslek Yüksekokulu Örneği

2019 Social Sciences Studies Journal  
between the individual and the state to be encountered frequently in the literature. Thus, the necessity of researching political participation is becoming significantly clearer. This study aimed to measure the political participation tendencies of young people who play an important role in political participation which is one of the criteria of democracy, and for this purpose, the study was conducted to determine the tendencies of the students of Kırklareli University Babaeski Vocational
more » ... of Higher Education towards political participation. The population of the study consisted of this school's students. The questionnaire method was utilized as the data collection tool. The results were analyzed by using SPSS (20.0). The study consists of two parts. The first part of the study discusses the concepts of politics, political participation and democracy. The second part includes a literature review on the topic. The research question of the study, hypotheses, population and sample, sampling process, data collection instruments and statistical analysis methods are included in this section, and the section explains the findings of the study and provides recommendations. The study examined the relationship of the dimensions of individuals' participation in political life with factors such as age, gender, income status, status of living in rural or urban places, membership of civil society institutions, as well as the dimensions of political participation. As a result of the study on the interest of university students in participating in political life, it was found that their participation levels differed based on some of their personal characteristics.
doi:10.26449/sssj.1491 fatcat:6uhsfmlndbfdlizhp2do62ejhy