Sociological Dimension of Political Security from the Viewpoint of tourists of Mazandaran Province

Document Type: Original Article


1 Ph.D. in Political Sociology, Science & Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Garmsar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Semnan, Iran

3 Ph.D. in Sociology, Young Researchers and Elites club, Science & Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


The function of governments in today's world and in the process of globalization, which is the age of competition in various fields, can lead to the development or non-development of countries in the political, social and economic fields. In the meantime, the issue of political security plays a significant role. Therefore, this research has been conducted with the aim of analyzing and explaining the sociological aspects of political security, which has been case study in Mazandaran Province. The present research is a fundamental research method and exploratory survey and exploration method. Data gathering method is a documentary survey, and a collection tool is also a snippet, interview, observation and questionnaire. The sample size is 384 samples based on the Cochran formula, which is distributed among the statistical population as simple as possible. The reliability of the questionnaire was estimated by Cronbach's alpha 0.874 which indicates the reliability of the questionnaire. The reliability of the questionnaire was estimated by Cronbach's alpha 0.874 which indicates the reliability of the questionnaire. The result of prioritizing the seven effective factors in political security in Mazandaran province, using multivariate regression, shows that the variable that has the greatest impact on political security in Mazandaran province The external relations component of the standardized regression coefficient (Beta) is 0.426. Other variables in priority are: the security variable with a coefficient of 0.416, political institutionalization with 0.238, the functioning of government and regulatory institutions with 0.167, human resources with a coefficient of 0.137, media and communications with a coefficient of 0.104, and resettlement of tourists with a coefficient of 0.061 in the next rank Are located.


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