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Analysis of Factors Affecting the Psychological Security of Women in Ahvaz
Morteza Nemati1, Safiyeh Damanbagh *2, Fatemeh Ghasemi1, Nahid Sajadian1
1- Department Geography & Urban Planning, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran
2- Department Geography & Urban Planning, Faculty of Literature and Humanities, Shahid Chamr
Abstract:   (180 Views)
Aims & Backgrounds: This research is a practical research because womenchr('39')s psychological safety in the urban environment is a serious issue in the geography of health and citizenship in Ahvaz as a metropolis.
Methodology: The research method in this study is descriptive-analytical. The method of collecting data is a combination of documents analysis and fieldwork. The population of interest in this research is women living in three neighborhoods of Kianpars, Amanieh and Hasirabad. Using Cochran formula, the sample size was estimated to be 382. According to the population of each neighborhood, a number of questionnaires were randomly distributed among the residents of these neighborhoods.
Findings: Findings show that in terms of behavioral environment, physical environment and welfare environment, Kianpars is the best neighborhood, Amanieh is in the second place and Hasirabad is in the third place. Asfor Leisure Environment Index, Amanieh is in first place, Kianpars is in the second and Hasirabad is in the third one. Evaluation of economic environment index also shows that Kianpars neighborhood is superior to other two neighborhoods. In this regard, Hasirabad is in the second place and Amanieh is in the third place. Only in the field of social index, Hasirabad neighborhood is ranked first; Amanieh and Kianpars are also ranked second and third, respectively.
Conclusion: According to the results, women in Kianpars neighborhood experienced high levels of psychological security and ranked first. Amanieh is in the second place and Hasirabad, as a suburb, also ranked third.
Keywords: Security, Mental Security, Urban Spaces, Women, Ahvaz City
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Received: 2020/01/8 | Accepted: 2020/02/2 | Published: 2020/06/12
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