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The relationship between Mass Media use and Non-Electoral Political Participation
Reza Fezell , Hossein Rezaii
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This paper examines the relationship between the use of internal and external communications and political participation is Ghyrantkhabaty. The survey method was used to collect the required data from the questionnaire used. The population of the study consisted of all participants with 18 years old from Hamadan in June, 1390. The sample size was 400 and the multi-stage cluster sampling method was used. The results show the average non-electoral political participation. This type of partnership with the mean (0/60 of 4) located on the lower level. The non-electoral political participation shows that the highest average (1/9 of 4) to support items of a person, or a political movement dedicated slightly below the average level and the situation is relatively good. Multivariate linear regression variables with independent variables in this study show that political participation in Ghyrantkhabaty has the highest influence on the dependent variable, which is non-electoral political participation (internal media analysis) and This variable could explain about % 18.4 of the dependent variable space concept.

Keywords: Mass media, Overseas media, Non-electoral political participation, Institutional trust.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/08/10 | Accepted: 2014/12/14 | Published: 2015/02/19

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