مقاله


کد مقاله : 13951201112285002727

عنوان مقاله : Sociological Analysis of Strategies of Public Participation in Local Taxation (Municipal Tolls) Among Karaj Citizens

نشریه شماره : 20 Autumn 2016

مشاهده شده : 537

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نویسندگان

  نام و نام خانوادگی پست الکترونیک مرتبه علمی مدرک تحصیلی مسئول
1 saboktakin_faz@yahoo.com Associate Professor PhD
2 Ahmad jafari jafari.course@gmail.com Graduate M.Sc

چکیده مقاله

This paper looks for to study the factors affecting the contribution of citizens in paying municipal tolls. Using survey method, the data collected by conducting a self-constructed questionnaire. 500 residents (above 20 years old) were selected as sample by conducting random sampling method. Findings showed that the average mean of participation in the payment of municipal tolls among respondents was 31 of 55. In other words, the level of respondents' participation was below the average level. Among dimensions of participation, the highest mean was belonging of behavioral dimension and the lowest mean was belonging to propensity or emotional one. The independent variables (i. e. the satisfaction of municipal services, the social responsibility, the citizenship awareness, the sense of anomie in urban management and the sense of belonging to urban and neighborhood) were significantly associated with participation in payment of tolls. Multiple linear regression analysis indicated that these variables are able to estimate up to 28% of the dispersion of the payment of tolls. Finally, the results showed that deducting and tacking local taxes shall be consistent with the economic condition of citizens. Also it is necessary to take sufficient attention to socio-cultural and organizational factors of participation. The basic strategy of this study, formed around the society based or normative discourse of citizenship.