YOUNG PEOPLE, ACTIVE CITIZENS OF EUROPE. WHO ARE WE?. A Survey conducted by Milliyet. In this survey they talked 48 thousand people face to face. Turkey’s social structure and people’s ethnic and religous identity were questioned.
A Survey conducted by Milliyet
Turkey’s social structure and people’s ethnic and religous identity were questioned
As an outcome it is a social fact that Turkey’s social structure is a mobile one.
In 20 years, Turkey’s changed because of immigration (from village to city)Whoare we?
I am from Turkey
Being a Muslim
None of them
Not a must
different identities in Turkey?
Supporting ethnic groups
When we compare the eastern and the western part of Turkey; there is a huge difference between the income rate and education. Unfortunately Eastern part of Turkey is not civilized as Western part of Turkey.
Girls Let’s Go to the School (Haydi Kızlar Okula) and Daddy send me to School (Baba Beni Okula Gönder) Campaigns increased the amount of female students.
Adults age and gender distribution
Cannot read and write
Can read and
Majority says “I am from Turkey”.
The identity list was above;
According to the survey;
84.54 % speaks Turkish
19.7 % speaks Kurdish /Zaza
1.38 % speaks Arabic
1.10 % speaks other languages
Native Language Difference
Being from Turkey !
One can say that most of those different identities overlap and formulate a socially dynamic structure of Turkey.
The word “civilian” means “a person who is not on active duty with a
military, naval, police, or fire fighting organization.” (dictionary.com)
However, nowadays the word “civilian“ is defined as the individuals
participating in the process of governmental decisions and applications.
Looking at the definitions given above we can say that Non
Governmental Organizations are foundations that are not being conducted
by the government but enabling community to participate in
bureaucracy as individuals.
NGOs are founded by people who;
İnterests, thoughts and aims and who are willing to participate in governmental
İssues, as individuals. Therefore they prove that a society is
That is why NGOs are so important because they’re one great proof that a society is
civilized.Why Are They So Important Nowadays?
1) Do you have a student council in your school?
4) Does administiration support your decisions or ideas? If yes, how much? If not why?
5) What do the students want from the student council mostly?
In this Project, 48 teachers of our school were submitted to a survey of 21 questions, helping to show the effect of their ethnocultural background to their social life. Some of our teachers came from different part of the world and some of are came from different part of our country. Several person of different ethnical, religious, economical and educational background were questioned. Also, different schools from Istanbul were observed and their democratic aspects were observed. Finally, the interviews we made with different women gave us several information on their level of education and their works –which, once again, varied from one person to another. As an outcome, it can be concluded that the effect of ethnocultural backgrounds change their aspects by the economic and educational level of people.