:: Volume 6, Issue 2 (11-2017) ::
scds 2017, 6(2): 211-239 Back to browse issues page
Assessing the impact of development of agricultural land on social isolation (Case Study: EPC Irrigation and Drainage Project network, equipping and modernization of agricultural lands in the project area number2,3 in the city of Susa)
Akbar Talebpour
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This study aimed to assess the impact of agricultural development projects on social isolation. Issues and concerns of the researchers in this study, according perpetrators of development projects on the economy of the local community in particular and the national economy, economic self-sufficiency in agricultural production and optimize the use of water in general and forgetting social and cultural impact of the project, In which called the impact on the local community. Research methodology is based on qualitative approach, strategy of induction and grounded theory made by using techniques of in-depth interviews, participant observation, focus group discussions and researcher five-year lived experience. The sample of research was choice by targeted sampling, to determine the theoretical saturation. Data analysis has been done as well as thematic analysis and the three-step data encoding method. The findings suggest a series of conditions and factors driving strengthen the bond of community with broader communities including urban and rural, and therefore the local community based on the conditions and driving factors removed from social isolation. These findings have been associated with the concepts of Dauers dilemma consolidated view and a confirmation emphasis on its content.

Keywords: Social Isolation, Development of Agricultural land, Susa City, Grounded Theory.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/05/29 | Accepted: 2017/10/8 | Published: 2017/11/15

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