عنوان مقاله [English]
Background and Aim: Marivan city in Kurdistan province is one of the border areas of the country, the development of which is related to the issue of security in various ways. Investing in the city's tourism and economic potential requires, first and foremost, a sense of security for citizens living in Marivan. Accordingly, the main purpose of the study is to investigate the sense of security of the citizens of the city of Marivan and the difference in the sense of security according to their general characteristics. The sense of security in this study is measured in four dimensions: sense of life, financial security, prestige and sense of public comfort.
Method: Due to the sensitivity of the subject and the characteristics of the statistical population, in this research, quantitative methods (self-implementation questionnaire) and qualitative (semi-structured interview and group discussion) have been used. Together, these two methods provide a more accurate and in-depth understanding of the subject matter.
Findings and Results: The research findings show that citizens' sense of security is at an appropriate level in the four dimensions studied and also the result of these four dimensions is the sense of security. The qualitative findings of the study indicate that citizens have a lower level of security in the city compared to the past and a higher level of security in the city of Marivan compared to other cities. Citizens' sense of security differs significantly in terms of gender, education, and job status, and is inversely related to length of stay in the city. The preparation of various reports from the city of Marivan in the national media and the introduction of tourist attractions and economic capacities of this city along with its security situation have made the citizens of other provinces more familiar with the city of Marivan and improved their views on this. The city helps