English title: Values, Religiosity and Support for Redistribution and Social Policy in Turkey

Author(s): Gizem Arikan -

Language: English

Type: Journal article

Year: 2013

Abstract

This paper investigates the individual level factors that influence support for social redistribution and social policy in Turkey by focusing on the role of core values and religiosity. The analysis of data from Round 4 of European Social Surveys shows that self-transcendence and conservation values enhance support for government provision of social safety nets. Different aspects of religiosity have different effects on attitudes toward redistribution and social policy, with self-identified religiosity having a positive and social religious behavior having a negative effect on support for government responsibility in providing social insurance.

Volume: 14

Issue: 1

From page no: 34

To page no: 52

Refereed: Yes

DOI: 10.1080/14683849.2013.766980

Journal: Turkish Studies

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