Evaluating the Role of Education and the Economic Base of Women in Promoting the Culture of Environmental Protection in Gilane Gharb

Document Type: Original Article

Authors

1 Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Sociology, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Farhangian University, Kermanshah, Iran

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate the role of education and economic status of women in promoting the culture of environmental protection (Case study of employed and unemployed women between 30-45 years old in Gilane Gharb). The statistical population includes all employed and unemployed women. A simple random sampling method and a sample size of 352 people were obtained based on Cochran's formula with the help of a researcher-made questionnaire, which included 100 questions. The necessary information was added to the data. The results show that as the women's age increases, their participation in promoting the culture of environmental preservation decreases and the relationship between women's economic status and their promoting of environmental preservation culture is more meaningful. In other words, the higher economic status of women, the more attention is to the environment.

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