The impacts of globalization on rural communities of Kermanshah township, Iran

  • Azizi J
  • Taimoori S
  • Papzan A
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Globalization, as a process, analyzed in consideration of communicative instruments, development possibilities, and the expanded nature of capitalism. The purpose of this study was to investigate impacts of globalization on economical and cultural aspects of rural communities in Kermanshah Township. The study represented correlation research. The statistical population of this research was selected among 700 villages located in Kermanshah Township. Among these, 30 villages were selected in three different regions for gathering data by multi-stage sampling. For data analysis multivariate procedures were used. This research examined eight factors of agro-industrialization, increasing in poverty and inequality, change in employment patterns, economic restructuring, role of nation-state, role of media, cultural universalism, cultural particularize and their impacts on rural communities progress. The results showed that there was a significant correlation between independent and dependent variables (p

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  • Economical and cultural impacts
  • Globalization
  • Iran
  • Rural communities
  • Structural equation modeling

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  • ISSN: 10978135
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-78651396288
  • PUI: 361103764
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