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Volume 11, Issue 40 (10-2022)                   Haft Hesar J Environ Stud 2022, 11(40): 105-120 | Back to browse issues page


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Khosravi M J, Estelaji A, Piri S, Sabaghi H. Assessing the social resilience in deteriorated urban fabrics (Case Study: District No.7, Tehran City). Haft Hesar J Environ Stud 2022; 11 (40) :105-120
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Introduction: In recent decades, the increase in the world's population, especially in urban areas, has created many complications and problems in various fields. Among them, risks are one of the most critical issues in urban planning and design to manage crisis and vulnerability, reduce risk, and increase safety and quality of life. Considering the fundamental importance of culture and its role in today's world and the existing moral and cultural approaches, cultural development in the current world seems necessary and unavoidable. Therefore, one of the essential requirements to deal with the practical issues of residential contexts in cities is to explain the concept of resilience and consequently strengthen these contexts in the face of possible accidents and hazards.
Methodology: The current research is applied in terms of purpose and descriptive-analytical. The statistical population of the study was the citizens living in deteriorated fabrics of the 7th district of Tehran. The sample was estimated to be 200 participants selected were random. The data of this research has been collected through library documents and questionnaires. The questionnaire includes 45 questions and six subscales of social interactions, neighborhood identity, a sense of belonging to the place, social participation, citizenship education, and security. Finally, the overall scale of social resilience is calculated from the average scores of 6 subscales. SPSS and PLS statistical software were used to analyze the data.
Results: After examining the main hypotheses of the research, it was concluded that the state of social resilience in the worn-out context of the target area is in a disordered state, with six components of social interactions, social Participate, sense of belonging to the place, citizenship education, neighborhood identity, security was measured. In the following, the sub-hypothesis was tested, and the result showed that social interactions and social participation are essential factors in the disordered state of social resilience in the worn-out context of the 7th district of Tehran.
Conclusion: In this research, according to the investigations, it was shown that the residents of these neighborhoods, despite the emotional bond with the area and the desire for freedom in choosing the type of relationships, the desire to continue living in these neighborhoods and having emotion ties with the area, decrease and change. They follow their relationships and have freedom in choosing their relationships. This research emphasizes the necessity of paying attention to the social resilience of the deteriorated urban fabrics in residential neighborhoods of District 7 in policy-making and planning; This means that in addition to increasing the number of social interactions and social partnerships between residents. In the following steps, we should prioritize the training of citizens to prepare the residents of deteriorated fabrics neighborhoods against any crisis. In the next stages, holding maneuvers, will affect the reduction of vulnerability. Also, in medium-term planning, measures such as incentive policies for retrofitting, resource management, and making timely and appropriate decisions during and after the crisis are necessary.
 
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Received: 2022/09/30 | Accepted: 2022/10/2 | Published: 2022/10/2

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