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Ayini M, Zabihi H, Saeideh Zarabadi Z S. A Study of the Challenges of Urban Management System in New Iranian Cities. IUESA. 2019; 7 (27) :1-15
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1- Department of Urban Development, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Urban Development, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran , h.zabihi@srbiau.ac.ir
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Due to the goals of new towns, new towns are considered among the most important settlements in the country. These new towns face challenges in urban management system. Due to the necessity of identifying these challenges, the goal of this article is to identify the challenges of urban management system in new towns of Iran. In this research, data collection tool was focus group discussion technique and the qualitative content analysis method was applied to analyze the comments of meeting members for classification and categorization and reaching general and specific concepts. The members of meeting consisted of 33 experts and specialists related to new towns, who were selected by a goal or criterion-oriented sampling method. Eight factors were extracted in the context of the challenges of urban management in new Iranian towns; after analyzing the interviews of the participants. They are: institutional-administrative, facilities and services, Planning and policy making, environmental, socio-cultural, urbanism and architecture, financing and budgeting, legal and juridical. The participants of focus group discussion meetings emphasized on the necessity of explaining a coherent urban management system based on the characteristics of new towns in Iran. The results of this research can help programmers and policy makers to review and reform the structure of urban management system in new towns.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/02/24 | Accepted: 2018/07/15 | Published: 2019/09/7

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