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2010, 10(38): 65-88 Back to browse issues page
Factors Related to Citizenship Identity in Tehran
M.A. Mohammadi , M. Sheyani , P. Roshanfekr
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Objective: Citizenship identity as it is understood from the component words is a kind of distinction and recognition of intimates from outsiders which has a historical background. Meaning of citizenship holds the concepts such as rights, responsibilities and duties, as well as a sense of belonging that in accordance with others and executive agencies will be meaningful and Indicates a kind of “institutionalized acceptance” in the scale of values, knowledge and consciousness, abilities, skills and expectations of society. Method: It is a cross-sectional survey and population is people 15 years old and above resident in Tehran with a 450 sample in 30 locality located in up, middle and down of town from 10 Tehran regional municipality. Tool of this survey was questionnaire and its validity was confirmed by the formal and content method through the expert group and its Cronbach’s alpha coefficient was 0.705. Findings: citizenship identity of 80.6 percent of respondents is weak and moderate Among citizenship identity dimensions assessment of democratic norms, civil commitment and enjoyment of citizenship rights respectively (average 34.8%, , 36.86% and 37.72%) were the lowest values in respondents view. By multivariate analysis, the model selected for this study had four variables social trust, sense of belonging, individual and collective identity explained 38.3% of variance of the dependent variable. Results: In order to promote and increase the citizenship identity in horizontal dimension (people relations within the community) collective identity and sense of general belonging must be strengthened, and in the vertical dimension (citizens and government relations) before anything should promote and restore people’s trust to the officials.
Keywords: Identity, Citizenship, Citizenship Identity, Tehran town
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Received: 2011/04/18
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Mohammadi M, Sheyani M, Roshanfekr P. Factors Related to Citizenship Identity in Tehran. Social Welfare. 2010; 10 (38) :65-88
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