Regional planning in Iran: a survey of problems and policies.

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Argues that the widening gap between Iranian regions was the outcome of two aspects present in Iran's development plans from 1949-1978: the centralist/sectoralist nature of Iranian political/administrative and socioeconomic structure that evolved with the advent of capitalism since the mid-19th century but was institutionalized from the 1920s onwards; and planning for national economic growth on a sectoral-efficiency or natural resource basis, and the accompanying capital-oriented policy promoted by institutionalized planning since 1949. -from Author

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)501-529
Number of pages29
JournalJournal of Developing Areas
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1986

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geography, Planning and Development


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