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Sense of community and citizen participation in neighborhood council in Iran


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Barati, Zinab and Abu Samah, Bahaman and Ahmad, Nobaya (2012) Sense of community and citizen participation in neighborhood council in Iran. Journal of American Science, 8 (1). pp. 655-661. ISSN 1545-1003; ESSN: 2375-7264

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This paper was explored to understand the effects of sense of community on citizen participation in Neighborhood Councils of Tehran city, Iran. There is a variation in study results regarding citizen participation, therefore understanding the effective factors (e.g. sense of community) can help to make citizen participation efforts successful in neighborhood organization. The analysis of data uses SEM to determine the effects of sense of community on citizen Participation in neighborhood organization. The findings revealed that 66% variance in citizen participation explained by sense of community. The findings of the study imply that residents who have a sense of community with their neighbors are more likely to participate in neighborhood associations.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Human Ecology
Institute for Social Science Studies
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.7537/marsjas080112.90
Publisher: Marsland Press
Keywords: Citizen participation; Sense of community; Neighborhood council
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2018 16:46
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 16:46
Altmetrics: http://www.altmetric.com/details.php?domain=psasir.upm.edu.my&doi=10.7537/marsjas080112.90
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/13350
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