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J Research Health 2014, 4(2): 657-665 Back to browse issues page
The role of community participation in promoting social security from viewpoint of people in Kermanshah
Seyed Ramin Ghasemi , Sohyla Reshadat , Noorallah Moradi , Mansour Rezaei , Nader Rajabi Gilan , Vajiheh Armanmehr
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Aims: Security has always been among the most basic human needs and its provision is a permanent and major concern of society officials. Public participation is an important factor in ensuring sustainable security.This Study aimed to determine the role of community participation in societal security Improvement of “Abadani va Maskan” areas from Resident’s viewpoint.This cross sectional study was performed on 324 people of Abadani Maskan neighbourhoods’ residents. They have already announced their insecurity problems through a continious 5-years need assessment (2006-2010) and participate for enhancement of security in this area. Data was collect by a using a researcher-made questionnaire include 40 main questions beside 7 demografic questions and analysed by SPSS software. The age mean of study cases was 41.7 years, and %57 of them were female. From people viewpoint, community participation have been big impacts in cases include: report of bad people and drug dealers to police(32.2%), collection of tagrag and bobtail(32.9%), help in establishing of police center(39.8%), improvement of light system of Alleys(34%) little impact in cases: reduction of crime(35.8%) and reduction of poverty & unemployment(44.1%) and middle impact in this case: security promotion of the region(45.4%).General results showed that from people viewpoint, community participation have been good impacts in Provision of security (60%) therefore we can say that using of powers and capabilities of people for provision of local security can be very useful for officials, especially if the people’s needs were evaluated and prioritized.
Keywords: Societal Security, Participation, People, Neighbourhood.
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Applicable
Received: 2012/12/18 | Accepted: 2013/07/20 | Published: 2014/06/21
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Ghasemi S R, Reshadat S, Moradi N, Rezaei M, Rajabi Gilan N, Armanmehr V. The role of community participation in promoting social security from viewpoint of people in Kermanshah. J Research Health. 2014; 4 (2) :657-665
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