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Role of Government in the Peri-Urban Development; a Case Study of Sanandaj, Iran
E. Ali akbari1, S. Amirian1, M. Hosseini *1
1- Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran
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Aims: It is not clear what the mechanism of government intervention in the process of urban development has been, which has provided the grounds for the activation of other mercenary forces and has left the following undesirable consequences. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to explain the role of government in the development of the suburban area from the perspective of the pathology of its maps and tasks.
Methodology: The present descriptive study was conducted in 2020 in Sanandaj. Using a Mixed method, the research data are divided into three main axes: "Survey data based on interviews with 14 experts", "Field data from settlements in the suburbs of Sanandaj" and "Documentary data extracted from the documents of the peri-urban settlements of Sanandaj" over 40 years (1976-2016). Data were analyzed using Holdern's methods, Shannon entropy, and comparative-comparative methods. Thematic maps were generated in GIS 10. Pearson correlation test was also used in SPSS 20 software.
Findings: The results showed that in the period 1976-2016, the city of Sanandaj always moved towards scattered manner that this type of development often occurred in urban peripheral. The reasons for the inefficiency of the government in the development of the suburban area were identified in the form of 32 concepts, 29 sub-categories, and 5 main categories.
Conclusion: Government interventions in the suburbs have two negative and positive aspects that in Sanandaj, both areas are inefficient. Therefore, in each of the axes discussed in this study, it is necessary to review and amend the duties of the government in the form of laws, regulations, urban development plans, and methods of urban management and land management.
Keywords: Peri-urban|Government|Political economy of space|Sanandaj ,
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Urban Planning
Received: 2021/04/22 | Accepted: 2021/05/24 | Published: 2021/12/21
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