International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Self-expression values of Ethnicities (Study of Iran and Iraq Kurdish)
Yaaghob Ahmadi, Anwar Shahmohamadi

Democracy is a form of government in which all people have an equal say in the decisions that affect their lives. Ideally, this includes equal (and more or less direct) participation in the proposal, development and passage of legislation into law. Iran is one of the countries in which demand for democracy has been growing and is now widespread. Nevertheless, despite of great efforts by many members of the public, Iran has not made a successful transition to democracy. This paper examines political culture Ethnicities of Kurds (Iran, Iraq) and Fars (Iran) World Values Survey data (2005; 2007). Result show relatively similar strong emphasis on Emancipative value between Iranian Kurdish and Fars and also strong and meaningful deference between Iranian and Iraqi Kurdish. We don’t found significant relationships between ethnicity and democratic political culture or Emancipative value.

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