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Measuring the social capacity in accepting the principles of smart growth in urban areas ( Case study : Kashan)

Journal: Geographical Urban Planning Research (GUPR) (Vol.7, No. 2)

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Page : 239-264

Keywords : پرسشنامه; رشد هوشمند; ظرفیت اجتماعی; کاشان; نواحی شهری;

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Following the appearance of unpleasant consequences of sprawl, smart growth policies have known as solutions compatible with sustainable development globally. In addition, making capacity and assess people's capacity is required to achieve sustainable development. Encourage the cooperation of the community and stakeholders principle suggests to do surveys to increase citizen involvement in solving urban problems. The aim of this study is to investigate the social capacity of 10 areas of Kashan in accepting the ten principles of smart growth. The Principles of smart growth compound and its acceptability has compared in the form of a policy in 10 areas and then regions differences have been surveyed in accepting principles. Then more detailed examination in each area has been discussed in terms of social capacity for accepting each principle. This study is applied. To achieve the required information have been used library studies, questionnaires, publications and conferences articles.the questionnaire data in five Likert scale have analyzed using SPSS software and maps have been made using Geographic Information System software. The statistical society is household that is living in Kashan city (66731 household).the total number of samples are obtained 320 by using Cocran formula.the results indicate in generally ,although there is not significant difference in the principles of smart growth in the areas of the city, examining each principle in the area of Kashan show social capacity in areas are different in six principles of smart growth.

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