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Firouzabadi S, Hosseini S, Ghasemi R. The Provinces Social Development and. refahj. 2010; 10 (37) :57-93
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The main questions of paper are what are indicators of social development? What is the weight of each of the selected social development indices with weights valuation (entropy), based on 2007 data in Iran? How is rating of social development indicators based on the weight of them in Iran's provinces and what is the relationship between the scores of social capital and social development situation in the provinces? This article is based on theories and indicators of social development and issues raised in Copenhagen, in the field of social development, and other theories in relation to social capital and development. Methods of paper is based on secondary analysis of information and provincial data for 30 provinces with using deciding multiple indicators method in provincial ranking and statistics related to the correlation in the relationship between variables. The findings indicate that thirteen indicators are useful for understanding social development status and based on this index, the Yazd province has maximum and kohgiloyeh province has minimum level of social development. Finally, the ranking obtained from the provinces, the correlation of the social capital of provinces with social development, has been measured. The results show, between social development and some elements of social capital include: individual trust and generalized trust, exists a significant inverse relationship. Similarly, between social development and the other elements of social capital include: network relationships within the group, formal participation, informal participation and institutional trust, there is no significant relationship.
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Received: 2011/04/9 | Published: 2010/07/15

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