Volume 1, Issue 3 (7-2013)                   IUESA 2013, 1(3): 127-138 | Back to browse issues page

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Bordi Anamoradnejad R, Bouzari S, Hosseinidoust S. The Role of Public Participation in Urban Economy and Management (The Case of the City of Amol). IUESA. 2013; 1 (3) :127-138
URL: http://iueam.ir/article-1-44-en.html
1- Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Planning Faculty of Humanity and Social Science, University of Mazandaran, Mazandaran, Iran
2- Assistant Professor of Geography, Higher Education Institute for Research and Planning Higher Education Institute for Research and Planning, Tehran, Iran
3- M. A. in Geography and Urban Planning Islamic Azad University of Nour, Mazandaran, Iran
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Nowadays, public participation is considered to be the key for the development of human societies in the way that with an increase in human groups, citizens’ cooperation in the sustainable development of the city is highlighted. The current article aims at investigating the role of personal features, such as education level, occupation type, and the duration of residency in the city, in the extent of participation in sustainable development of the city of Amol. The city has 54144 households from among which 300 ones were randomly selected. The research method is descriptive-analytical and to collect the required data deeds and field research were utilized. To analyze the collected data, ANOVA and one sample t-test were used. The results indicate that the citizens of the city of Amol have inefficient participation in sustainable development of the city, that there is significant difference between the duration of the citizens’ living in the city with their inclination to participate in the city’s issues, and that there is a significant difference between the extent of inclination of public participation in terms of occupational and educational status.

     
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/05/15 | Accepted: 2013/07/20 | Published: 2013/09/22

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