The Functions of Women Branches in Political Parties, in Terms of Social Entrepreneurship Activities- A Case Study from Izmir-TURKEY

  • Dincer Yarkin Independent Researcher, Izmir-Turkey
  • Aylin Goztas
  • Fusun Topsumer
  • Nuket Aygen Aygen
  • Ozlem Cosan

Abstract

In the solution of some social and economic challenges where the States, governments become short. The persons or groups that activate in order to maintain their responsibilities to the membered community are called as Social Entrepreneurs. Issues such as poverty, environmental pollution, women and child abuse, human rights violations, unemployment, refugee and immigrant rights and their integration, and minority rights are the main subjects that Social entrepreneurs are involved in finding solutions. In this study, representatives of women's branches of political parties operating in Izmir both in power and opposition were elected by random sampling and in-depth interview chosen as research method. As a result of the interviews, the activities related to social entrepreneurship dimension were evaluated. Findings showed that the political party women's branches have access to resources, and they conduct social entrepreneurship activities to solve problems in a shorter way by removing the bureaucracy as much as possible.
Published
Jan 21, 2017
How to Cite
YARKIN, Dincer et al. The Functions of Women Branches in Political Parties, in Terms of Social Entrepreneurship Activities- A Case Study from Izmir-TURKEY. European Journal of Social Science Education and Research, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 75-79, jan. 2017. ISSN 2312-8429. Available at: <http://journals.euser.org/index.php/ejser/article/view/1577>. Date accessed: 16 oct. 2019. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.26417/ejser.v9i1.p75-79.