عنوان مقاله [English]
The term social stability as one of the three dimensions of sustainable development began to receive attention since the early years of the 21st century with the aim of improving living conditions in the society. Sustainable rural development is contingent on the different dimensions of sustainable development (economic, social and environmental) sustainability without achieving any of these dimensions, sustainable rural development is confronted with many challenges. The social sustainability is one of the three pillars of sustainable development goal, the researchers in this study sought to assess the overall situation and also are seeking to explain the causes of social sustainability in rural communities. The population of the study, which was based on the purpose of application of the method is described, which consists of the heads of households in rural areas of all city Chardavol Township (N=9107), Using Cochran formula 260, were selected as the sample. The main research instrument was a questionnaire, and confirmed its validity by visiting academics, after carrying out the necessary reforms. To check the reliability survey 30, questionnaires were completed in a village outside of the Cronbach's alpha (0.819) coefficients were calculated and demonstrated the reliability and validity of the survey instrument. To achieve the research objectives, a description of the tests and path analysis were used. Results showed 52 percent level of social sustainability are among the subjects in the poor and very poor, 26 percent of the persons examined at the 22 percent level by the people, high and very high level. The results of path analysis showed that three variables, security (0.837), justice (0.096) and quality of life (0.872) are directly related to social sustainability of rural Chardavol Township.