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jwmseir 2015, 9(29): 35-46 Back to browse issues page
Analysis of Local Beneficiaries and Social Capital in Water Resources Co- Social Network Management (Case study: Watershed Razin of Kermanshah )
Mehdi Ghorbani , Fatemeh Salari , Arash Malekian , Hedayat Fahmi
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Due to the importance of water in sustainable development, water resources co-management is one of the basic strategies for obtaining sustainable management. In recent years, the application of social network analysis is regarded as a new approach in water co-management. In this study, structural analysis of the social relations among local beneficiaries has been studied in Boolan village located in Razin watershed of Kermanshah city. It is used the social network analysis approach as method with emphasis on trust and collaboration ties and quantitative and mathematical indicators on the macro-level of local beneficiaries network (Density, Centralization and Reciprocity). The results showed that the level of social cohesion is medium and poor based on trust and collaboration matrixes. Also the level of social capital in the village has been measured about middle to poor. The degree of reciprocity indicator is medium for trust and collaboration ties, so the stability of network is medium. Also the level of correlation between trust and collaboration is 57 percent. Based on the results, it can be concluded that amplification trust and social participation in this village to speed up the flow of information and resources, as well as an increase in unity among beneficiaries are necessary. So that we can reduce time of the implementation water resource co-management and to succeed in this field.
Keywords: Social network analysis, beneficiaries’ network, social capital, social cohesion, water resources co-management, Boolan village.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/09/8 | Accepted: 2015/09/8 | Published: 2015/09/8
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Ghorbani M, salari F, Malekian A, Fahmi H. Analysis of Local Beneficiaries and Social Capital in Water Resources Co- Social Network Management (Case study: Watershed Razin of Kermanshah ). jwmseir. 2015; 9 (29) :35-46
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Volume 9, Issue 29 (7-2015) Back to browse issues page
مجله علوم ومهندسی آبخیزداری ایران Iranian Journal of Watershed Management Science and Engineering
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