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Gender, Residential Segregation, Psychological Well-being And Involvement In Sustainable Urban Safety And Security Management In Ibadan City, Nigeria: A Preliminary Survey

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SPD030381

Volume

67

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

555.50 kb

Author(s)

A.R. Asiyanbola

Abstract

Gender, residential segregation, psychological well-being and involvement in sustainable urban safety and security management in Ibadan city, Nigeria: a preliminary survey A. R. Asiyanbola Department of Geography and Regional Planning, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria Abstract The paper examined the link between residential patterns and the psychological well-being of the Ibadan city residents including the variations between the psychological well-being of women and men as well as the relative involvement of women in the management of security in houses withm the residential areas. The result of the cross-sectional survey of 232 households in Ibadan city tends to suggest that the adverse conhtion in the residential areas affect women more than men. And in terms of urban safety and security, the hlgh-density residential area is the most deplorable, followed by the medium density residential area. The correlation analysis shows a significant relationshp between the psychological well-being

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