Volume 77 (2024)
Volume 76 (2023)
Volume 75 (2022)
Volume 74 (2021)
Volume 73 (2020)
Volume 72 (2019)
Volume 71 (2018)
Volume 70 (2017)
Volume 69 (2016)
Volume 68 (2015)
Volume 67 (2014)
Volume 66 (2013)
Volume 65 (2012)
Volume 63 (2010)
Volume 62 (2009)
Analyzing the Dynamics of Social Capital in Development and Empowerment of Local Communities in Arid Areas; Application of Social Network Analysis

Elham Akbari; Leila Avazpour

Volume 75, Issue 3 , December 2022, , Pages 333-345


  In the last two decades, the concept of social capital has been emphasized through its connection with the basic social components, including awareness, participation, trust, cohesion and social network, in the direction of the sustainable development of societies, especially local societies; Therefore, ...  Read More

Network analysis of organizational stakeholders for participatory management of water resources (Case study: Abhar Plain)

Fatemeh Einloo; Mohammad Reza Ekhtesasi; Mehdi Ghorbani; Parviz Abdinejad; Reza Anjomshoaa

Volume 75, Issue 2 , September 2022, , Pages 263-282


  One of the integrated water resources management requirements based on participatory management planning is identification and analysis of key stakeholders. Identifying structural aspects of organizational stakeholder's network can be evaluated using social network analysis and their position and role ...  Read More

Investigating and analyzing the network of key organizational stakeholders in collaborative land use planning

reza shakeri; Mehdi Ghorbani; kamran shayesteh

Volume 74, Issue 3 , December 2021, , Pages 557-569


  Sustainable land management requires the identification of key land use planning actors. Social network analysis is one of the best ways to identify important factors in Management change. In this study, to analyze the stakeholders related to participatory Management in the watershed of Anzali Wetland, ...  Read More

Determining the mode and regime of the water governance in the face of environmental changes from the perspective of institution and local stakeholders

Majid Rahimi; Arash Malekian; Amir Alambeigi

Volume 74, Issue 1 , June 2021, , Pages 81-102


  Water is a source of life, even when it is abundant. In the last few years, the unreal certainty of water services in Iran has caused institutional structures of water to be unsuitable and incompatible with environmental changes, and when water-related crises such as drought, flood occurrence and in ...  Read More

The analysis of structural pattern of inside group social capital of water resources beneficiaries (case study: Doroodzan downstream Watershed, Fars)

jamileh salimi; Ali Salajegheh; Arash Malekian; Abdolmotalleb Rezaei

Volume 73, Issue 3 , December 2020, , Pages 499-511


  Studying human and social dimension in the management of natural resources, including water resources has been accompanied by growth and development during past several decades. So, we require planning and policy making for the sustainable management of water resources for achieving human and ecological ...  Read More

An Investigation of Social Capital of Beneficiaries toward sustainable Rural Development ( Case study: Telobine village, Mayamey county, Semnan province)

hosein Saemipour; Arash Malekian; Mehdi Ramezan zadeh lasbuei

Volume 73, Issue 2 , September 2020, , Pages 367-377


  Sustainable development will not be realized in any country unless social capital is reinforced. Accordingly, present study made an attempt to measure social capital of local beneficiaries network in traditional boundary of Telobine in Mayamei county, Semnan province through network analysis approach ...  Read More

Social network analysis of local stakeholders in Governance of water resources (Case study: watershed of Kharve Olya - Neyshabur city)

mahbube hoseini; Ali Golkarian

Volume 72, Issue 3 , December 2019, , Pages 683-698


  Resource management governing as one of the most valuable nature resource of watersheds with the involvement of local beneficiary to participatory management of water resources, one of the requirements of the water security program. So we considered social network analysis as an approach to analyzing ...  Read More

Assessment of Structural of Relationships and Social Network Analysis of Local Communities Direction Collaborative Management (Case study : Razavi Khorasan province, Sabzevar city)

roya vazirian; Ali Akbar Karimian; Alireza Afshani; Mohammad-Taghi Dastorani

Volume 72, Issue 3 , December 2019, , Pages 865-878


  In Collaborative management of arid regions, it is necessary to analyze the social relationships between farmers. The purpose of this study was to evaluate and analyze the social network of farmers in trust links and to participate in irrigation, marketing and cultivation activities in three villages ...  Read More

Institutional Analysis of Drought Management in the Ghareh Chay Watershed in Saveh County: An Application of Social Network Analysis

Amir Alambeigi; Mohsen Malekli

Volume 71, Issue 4 , March 2019, , Pages 1013-1027


  The phenomenon of climate change, especially the drought in Iran during the past decades are increasingly on the rise. In this respect the role of institutions and institutional entrepreneurship in areas that suffer from drought are can be used as the perfect solution for the management of drought. The ...  Read More

Appraising the Structural Characteristics of Social Capital of Local Beneficiaries Network in Keeping with Collaborative Natural Resource Governance (Pilot: Sarayan County, South Khorasan Province)

Mehdi Ghorbani; leila avazpour; sadegh heydari

Volume 71, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 241-252


  Governance of natural resources is currently hampered by abundant challenges. The way out of this dead-end is injecting kind of capital derived from people per se i.e. social capital which is unfortunately the missing part of collaborative governance of natural resources. The present study was an attempt ...  Read More

Increasing of Bridging social capital for establishment of community- based management in Arid regions

alireza estelaji; ahmad hajalizadeh; masoud heydarvand

Volume 70, Issue 3 , December 2017, , Pages 569-580


  Community-based management is a process of management involving local beneficiaries actively in all stages of planning and implementing management programs so that each are at the center of decision-making. Since community-based management contributes greatly to the improvement of bridging social capital, ...  Read More

Analysis of the Integrated Institution–User Network in Co-Management Action Plan of Rangeland(Case Study: Ghasr-e-Yaghoub, Khorram Bid, Fars Province)

Sareh Rasekhi; Ali Akbar Mehrabi; Seyed Akbar Javadi; Mehdi Ghorbani

Volume 69, Issue 2 , July 2016, , Pages 367-382


  Renewable natural resources are national capital and are of paramount importance in each country. Preservation and developing these resources is incumbent upon relevant institutions and all people especially the beneficiaries. In this regard, various approaches have been recommended for optimum use and ...  Read More

Analysis of Information Exchange Network among Organizations for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources (Study case: Alborz Watershed in Mazandaran province)

Abdolmotalleb Rezaei; Seyyed Mahmoud Hosseini; Ali Asadi

Volume 68, Issue 1 , June 2015, , Pages 65-79


  Social network analysis used to study the relationship between stakeholders and actors in natural resource management has become a scientific approach. The purpose of this study was analysis of Information Exchange Network among organizations engage in the sustainable management of natural resources. ...  Read More

Stakeholders’ Analysis, Social Power and Network Analysis in Natural Resources Co-Management

Mahdi Ghorbani; Mahrou Dehbozorgi

Volume 67, Issue 1 , May 2014, , Pages 141-157


  Nowadays, a lot of natural resource co-management plans due to lack of attention to stakeholders’characteristics and position in network of social relationships have failed. Actors or key personnel’srecognition has been one of administrative requirement of natural resources co-management ...  Read More

Social network analysis: A new approach in policy-making and planning of natural resources co-management

M. Ghorbani; H. Azarnivand; A.A Mehrabi; S. Bastani; M Jafari; H. Nayebi

Volume 65, Issue 4 , March 2013, , Pages 553-568


  Since last decades, there has been a growing interest in the human/social dimensions of natural resources governance especially the structure of social networks in achieving to successful co-management of natural resources. Network analysis as a suitable tool in optimum planning of the “network ...  Read More