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The organizing and empowerment of informal settlement in Marand city (Aghzamin Locality)

(Volume 85 - Année 2016 — Actes de colloques — Special edition)
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Informal settlement (outskirt habitation) is one of the phenomena that have been emerged pursuant to structural developments and occurrence of social- economic and formative problems and issues such as quick urbanism flow and unbridled rural migrations in many countries of the world especially third world nations. The present article tends to examine, identify, and analyze social- economic and formative structure of informal habitat (outskirt settlement) in Aghzamin Locality at Region 1 of Marand city. The methodology of this study is of surveying type but at the same time librarian (documentary) technique has been adapted as well. Type of this study is of applied one in terms of objective and it is descriptive- analytical type based on research nature. After analysis of the necessary variables listed in 148 questionnaire forms (sample size) which have been derived from total 744 participants (statistical population) out of heads of families residing in informal habitats of Aghzamin locality the results have been inferred in this essay. Research findings came from analysis on social- economic and formative parameters indicates that a direct relationship is visible between inadvertent social- economic and formative conditions in informal settlement of Aghzamin locality.

Keywords : Aghzamin locality, empowerment, informal settlement, Marand city, social- economic and formative structure

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Sepideh LIVARJANI & Zahed MASOUMI, «The organizing and empowerment of informal settlement in Marand city (Aghzamin Locality)», Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège [En ligne], Volume 85 - Année 2016, Actes de colloques, Special edition, 1337 - 1349 URL :

About: Sepideh LIVARJANI

M.A of regional planning, Islamic Azad University of Tehran, Central branch, Tehran, Iran,

About: Zahed MASOUMI

M.A of urban planning, Islamic Azad University of Yazd, Yazd, Iran,