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:: Volume 3, Issue 4 (5-2015) ::
scds 2015, 3(4): 25-45 Back to browse issues page
Participation in charity work and dedication, a prelude to sustainable development
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Citizenship as a social phenomenon is a central component of modern democratic political systems and key indicators to demonstrate democracy in a modern society. Citizenship requires a sense of community membership. Cultural and social development and active citizenship require active citizens and active citizenship requires a sense of citizenship. Current study is an evaluation about the role of social capital and cultural capital in the sense of citizenship among people of Kashan. The sample size for this study was 318 citizens and for conducting a questionnaire -based survey method for assessing the validity Cronbach's alpha coefficient was used. In this paper, four dimensions were considered for sense of citizenship, they are a sense of equality of opportunity , equality of distributive sense , sense of equality of participation, and a sense of social identity, Based on the results, sense of Kashanian citizensWith an average of 2/47 in the range of 1-4 is in average level. Social capital, including trust, integrity, collaboration and social knowledge with an average of 2/98 in the range of 1-5 and cultural capital with a moderate level of mental, physical and institutional, With an average of 1/88 in the range of 1-5 are also below average. Research findings show relationship between social capital, the sense of citizenship and cultural capital. This means that the greater degree of social capital and cultural capital among citizens would lead to more of a sense of citizenship.  

Keywords: : citizenship, a sense of citizenship, cultural capital, social capital.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/10/2 | Accepted: 2015/02/24 | Published: 2015/05/20
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Participation in charity work and dedication, a prelude to sustainable development. scds 2015; 3 (4) :25-45
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Volume 3, Issue 4 (5-2015) Back to browse issues page
مجله علمی پژوهشی مطالعات توسعه اجتماعی فرهنگی Quarterly Journal of Socio - Cultural Development Studies
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