[Home ] [Archive]   [ فارسی ]  
:: Current Issue :: Search :: Submit an Article ::
:: Volume 34, Issue 1 (2019) ::
GeoRes 2019, 34(1): 11-19 Back to browse issues page
Assessing the Performance of Dehyari Representatives in the Framework of good Rural governance. Case Study: Villages of Zanjan City
Nasrin Jafari1, Hamid Barghi *2, Yusef Ghanbari1
1- Department of Geography, Faculty of Geographical Sciences Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran
2- Department of Geography, Faculty of Geographical Sciences Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran , h.barghi@geo.ui.ac.ir
Abstract:   (2855 Views)
Introduction and Background: In recent years, attention has been paid to governance, especially in rural studies. The good governance is about the ability of the government to serve the Citizens, referring to laws, processes and behaviors that express interests, manage resources and exercise power in the Community.
Aims: The purpose of this study was assessing the performance of Dehyari representatives in the framework of good rural governance in rural areas of Zanjan city.
Methodology: The type of applied research, descriptive- analytical method, and documentary and field methods have been used for data collection. The Population of the research is rural population of Zanjan City, which according to the Cochran formula, 382 people are Considered. For data analysis, statistical methods such as t-test, one-way variance, Scheffes test and Promethean ranking model have been used.
Conclusion: The results of the research showed that the dignitaries had better performance among the eight governance indexes in the legitimacy and legality index (3/42) and had a poor performance in the transparency index (2/75). The results of the Scheffe test showed that the villages in the central part have the highest mean (2/98), which can be linked to the city center with the proximity of the villages. The results of the Promethee model also indicate that the village of Ghareboteh has the highest rank among the 25 villages in terms of possession
Keywords: Local Management- Governance- Zanjan City- Promethee Ranking
Full-Text [PDF 558 kb]   (1412 Downloads)    
Article Type: Descriptive & Survey | Subject: Rural Planning
Received: 2018/08/11 | Accepted: 2019/02/20 | Published: 2019/03/17
1. Azami M, Sourosh Mehr H (2011). The Impact of Individual and Economic Variables of rural Woman on Their participation in Production Cooperatives. Rural Research. 1(4):179-204. [Persian]
2. Badri A (2012). Challenges of Rural Management in Iran and providing Leadership Policies. Quarterly Journal of Policy Making. 2(3). [Persian]
3. Cawley M (2009). Local Governance and sustainable rural development. Journal for Geography. 4(1):53-64.
4. Chobchian Sh, Kalantari Kh, Shabanali Fami H (2007). Factors a ffecting the p erformance of Village Assistance Bureaus in Gilan p rovince of Iran. Village and Development. 10(2):87-107. [Persian]
5. Eftekhari A, Azimi Amoli J, Pourtaheri M, Ahmadipour Z (2012). Presentation of an Appropriate Rural Good Governance Model in Iran Case study: Rural Areas of Mazandaran Provience in Iran. International Quarterly of Geopolitics. 8(26):1-28. [Persian]
6. Eftekhari A, Sojasi gheidari H, Einali J (2007). New Attitude towards Rural Management with an Emphasis on Effective Institutions. Village and Development. 10(2):1-30. [Persian]
7. Engel RE, Westra JL, Bosselmann K (2010). Democracy, Ecological Integrity and International Law. Cambridge: Camnridge Scholars Publication. p. 520. [DOI:10.5848/CSP.1786.00002]
8. Falkowski J (2013). Political accountability and governance in rural areas: Some evidence from the pilot programme LEADER+in Poland. Rural Studies. 32:70-79. [DOI:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2013.04.008]
9. Falsoleiman M, Sadeghi H, Kavoosi R, Moradi M (2012). Assessment and evaluation of the performance of farmers in the process of rural management and development. Research and Rural Planning. 1(1):73-95. [Persian]
10. Farahani H, Aienmoghaddam F (2012). Evalution of the performance and proficiency of Dhyari and Islamic council in process of rural management development, Case study: villages south Sar rood in Boyrahmad city. Studies of Settlements Planning. 7(18):118-127. [Persian]
11. Ghadiri Masoom M, Taleghani GH, Kohestani H (2013). The Pathology of Rural Assistance Offices in East Azarbaijan Province: A Case Study of Bostan Abad County. Village and Development. 16(1):93-112. [Persian]
12. Goodwin M (1998). The Governance of Rural areas: Some emerging research issues and Agendas. Rural Studies. 14(1):5-12. [DOI:10.1016/S0743-0167(97)00043-0]
13. Hasanvand E (2011). Village Assistance Office Experiences, Functions and Barriers to Success: A Case Study of Selseleh County in Iran. Village and Development. 14(2):139-164. [Persian]
14. Hashemi Manaf S, Bochani MH (2012). Evolution Requirements Associated with Relationships of Legislative and Executive Organization with local Management of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1404 (2025). Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities. 4(3):89-119. [Persian]
15. Hesam M, Rezvani MR, Ashor H (2016). The Villagers' Satisfaction of Dehyari (Rural Management Unit) Performance with good governance approach (The case study: the villages of south district Gorgan city). Geographical Planning of Space. 4(14):99-128. [Persian]
16. Kaufmann D, Kraay A, Mastruzzi M (2010). The Worldwide governance Indicators: Methology and analytical Issues. Hague Journal on the Rule of Law. 3(2):220-246. [DOI:10.1017/S1876404511200046]
17. Khaje shahkohi A, Soori F, Mahdavi Sh (2012). The Factors Affecting the Satisfaction of Villagers with the Performance of Rural Assistants: a Case Study of Koonani District of Koohdasht County. Village and Development. 15(1):23-41. [Persian]
18. Kozehgar L, Adinehvand A, Alian M, Nazari N (2016). Assessment of Ahvaz Urban Management in the Context of Good Governance, An effort to achieve sustainable management. Sustainable Architecture and Urban Design. 4(2):1-16. [Persian].
19. Mackinnon DF (2002). Rural governance and local involvement: assessing state community relations in the Scottish Highlands. Rural Studies. 18(3):307-324. [DOI:10.1016/S0743-0167(01)00048-1]
20. Morrison TH (2014). Developing a regional governance index: the institutional potential of rural regions. Rural Studies. 35:101-111. [DOI:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2014.04.004]
21. OECD (2006). The New Rural Paradigm - Policies and Governance. OECD Rural Policy Reviews: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). [DOI:10.1787/9789264023918-en]
22. Connelly S, Richardson T, Miles T (2006). Situated Legitimacy: Deliberative arenas and the new rural governance. Rural Studies. 22(3):267-277. [DOI:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2005.11.008]
23. Rahnema MR, Mafi E, Asadi R (2011). Analyzing Good Urban Governance Location in Mashhad Using. Geography and Regional Development. 8(15):197-224. [Persian]
24. Rezvani MR (2004). Introduction to Rural Development Planning in Iran. Third edition. Tehran: Ghomas Publications. p. 306. [Persian]
25. Rezvani MR, Mohammadi S, Piri S (2013). Performance Assessment of Rural Municipalities (Dehyari) using Common Assessment Framework (CAF) (Case study: Dehloran County). Human Geography Research. 45(1):199-216. [Persian]
26. Rist S, Chidambaranathan M, Escobar C, Wiesmann U, Zimmermann A (2007). Moving from sustainable management to sustainable governance of natural resources: The role of social learning processes in rural India, Bolivia and Mali. Rural Studies. 23(1):23-37. [DOI:10.1016/j.jrurstud.2006.02.006]
27. Secco L, Da Re R, Gatto P, Pettenella D, Cesaro L (2011). How to Measure Innovative Modes of Governance in the EU Rural Policy: Key Dimensions, Indicators and Case Studies. Proceeding for the 122nd EAAE Seminar. 2011 Feb 17-18; Ancona, Italy.
28. Sojasi Gheidari H, Esfarm Y, Rahbari M (2017). Analyzing the role of local management in reducing physical injuries with a good governance approach. Rural Development Strategies. 4(3):405-426. [Persian]
29. Soksreng TE (2007). Good Governance in Cambodia: Exploring the Link between Governance and Poverty Reduction.
30. Taleb M, Bakhshizadeh H (2013). Rural cooperatives and rural governance in Iran. Community Development. 4(2):25-46. [Persian]
31. Tavakkolinia J, Eskandarpour M, Barghamdi M (2012). Income on Urban Good governance necessity of requirments and Challenges for realization in Iran. Journal in Human Geography. 5(1):135-152.
32. Wang Sh, Yao Y (2007). Grassroots Democracy and Local Governance: Evidence from Rural China. World Development. 35(10):1635-1649. [DOI:10.1016/j.worlddev.2006.10.014]
Send email to the article author

Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:


XML   Persian Abstract   Print

Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

jafari N, barghi H, Ghanbari Y. Assessing the Performance of Dehyari Representatives in the Framework of good Rural governance. Case Study: Villages of Zanjan City. GeoRes. 2019; 34 (1) :11-19
URL: http://georesearch.ir/article-1-583-en.html

Rights and permissions
Creative Commons License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Volume 34, Issue 1 (2019) Back to browse issues page
تحقیقات جغرافیایی Geographical Researches
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.04 seconds with 31 queries by YEKTAWEB 4419