BEGGING AND DISABILITY: VIEWPOINTS OF JORDANIANS
This study aimed to know the attitudes of Jordanians towardsbegging bypeople with disabilities, and it aimed to investigate the effect of some variables on these attitudes. To achieve the aims of this study, a questionnaire of Jordanian beliefs about people with disabilitiesbegging and thecauses were used to collect data from 400 people (200 male and 200 female). The findings indicated that attitudes were negative;that there are statistically significant differences between Jordanians in the attitudes towards people with disabilitiesbegging due to educational level; and that there are no statistically significant differences between Jordanians in the attitudes due to gender, age, and the existence of a disability in the individual’s family. Additionally, the findings indicated that people with physical disabilities begged more than people with other types of disabilities and that all the institutions in Jordan must cooperateto combat begging.