عنوان مقاله [English]
A form of rational thinking has led to the growth of participation whose aim is making people involved in building their future. The formation and continuation of this process require many conditions. Along these lines, this article tries to study the extent of social - political participation and its determining factors in Khodabandeh, from a sociological point of view. The statistical population of this research consists of individuals in an age group between 30 and 60 years old inhabiting in this city. The size of sample is 400 persons. Data gathering has been conducted by interview based on questionnaire. The results show medium to low social - political participation in Khodabandeh. Also, there is a significant correlation, with the reliability of 99%, between independent variables (age, gender, social class, place of residence, universalism, futurism, social - political alienation, trust, family structure, education, mass media, fatalism and the dependent variable, social - political participation). R2 is equivalent to 0/30.