نوع مقاله : مقاله علمی پژوهشی
1 استاد دانشکده جغرافیا دانشگاه تهران
2 استادیار و عضو هیات علمی دانشگاه بجنورد
3 دانشجوی دکتری دانشگاه تهران
عنوان مقاله [English]
Following a rapid increase in population and the prevalence of urban problems after World War II, the building of new cities has become one of the most important urban policies for alleviating these problems in large cities. However, these policies have failed in developing countries due to lack of detailed plans and lack of attention to the quality of urban life. New towns can reduce the growing trend of problems in metropolitan cities only when they can offer a high quality of life to citizens.Today, quality of life and methods of improving it are the main aim of plans developed by planners and thinkers as both the aim of and the means for sustainable development. So, the importance of quality of life on the one hand and the necessity of building new cities to reduce urban problems on the other hand have led us to investing at equality of life in the new city of Binalud in the present study. In addition to identifying the factors affecting these weaknesses and challenges, this study presents ways to enhance quality of life. In terms of methodology; this research is descriptive-analytical. Data collection has been conducted using a questionnaire. Data obtained from the questionnaire have been analyzed using the SPSS software and the following tests: Pearson, t-test, crosstabs, chi square and Spearman. The results showed that quality of life is at a very low level. According to the results, there is a significant relationship between quality of life and the following variables: age, duration of residence, gender, marital status, and employment. However, there is no significant relationship between the level of education and quality of life.