Volume: 7
Issue: 2
Year: 2019
Perceptions of Female and Male Students on Sustainable Maritime Development Concept: A Case Study from Turkey [J ETA Maritime Sci]
J ETA Maritime Sci. 2015; 3(1): 23-36 | DOI: 10.5505/jems.2015.02486  

Perceptions of Female and Male Students on Sustainable Maritime Development Concept: A Case Study from Turkey

Cemile Solak Fışkın, Durmuş Ali Deveci
Maritime Faculty, Dokuz Eylul University, İzmir

INTRODUCTION: OBJECTIVE: It is a fact that maritime transport is essential for achieving sustainable transport development, and the concept of sustainable development has recently raised great interest in maritime industry. The fundamental role in driving and supporting the sustainability should be pursued by young people, and in Turkey as a developing country sustainable maritime development should be specially emphasized by the young population amounting to one third of total. The aim of this paper is to analyze the perceptions of female and male students on sustainable maritime development concept.
METHODS: In order to reach this aim, a study was carried out using a questionnaire distributed to maritime faculty students in Turkey. Three pillars of sustainable maritime development were used to reveal how important the issue is for students and how they monitor them.
RESULTS: The study indicated strong importance of social sustainable maritime development while the most important driver perceived as one of the environmental item “water pollution”.
DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION: CONCLUSION: The results of the study reveal not only the perceptional differences between Turkish female and male students on sustainable development concept but also on sources of environmental concerns.

Keywords: Sustainable Development, Maritime Transport, Gender, Turkey


Kadın ve Erkek Üniversite Öğrencilerinin Sürdürülebilir Denizcilik Gelişimi Kavramı Üzerine Algıları: Türkiye’den Bir Durum Çalışması

Cemile Solak Fışkın, Durmuş Ali Deveci
Denizcilik Fakültesi, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, İzmir

GİRİŞ ve AMAÇ: AMAÇ: It is a fact that maritime transport is essential for achieving sustainable transport development, and the concept of sustainable development has recently raised great interest in maritime industry. The fundamental role in driving and supporting the sustainability should be pursued by young people, and in Turkey as a developing country sustainable maritime development should be specially emphasized by the young population amounting to one third of total. The aim of this paper is to analyze the perceptions of female and male students on sustainable maritime development concept.
YÖNTEM ve GEREÇLER: YÖNTEMLER: In order to reach this aim, a study was carried out using a questionnaire distributed to maritime faculty students in Turkey. Three pillars of sustainable maritime development were used to reveal how important the issue is for students and how they monitor them.
BULGULAR: The study indicated strong importance of social sustainable maritime development while the most important driver perceived as one of the environmental item “water pollution”.
TARTIŞMA ve SONUÇ: SONUÇ: The results of the study reveal not only the perceptional differences between Turkish female and male students on sustainable development concept but also on sources of environmental concerns.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Sustainable Development, Maritime Transport, Gender, Turkey


Cemile Solak Fışkın, Durmuş Ali Deveci. Perceptions of Female and Male Students on Sustainable Maritime Development Concept: A Case Study from Turkey. J ETA Maritime Sci. 2015; 3(1): 23-36

Corresponding Author: Cemile Solak Fışkın, Türkiye


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