Investigating Hidden Arrangement of Power Management in Text/Space Production from the Perspective of Critical Discourse(Case study: Islamabad neighborhood of Zanjan City)

Document Type : Research article


1 Tarbiat Mdares University

2 Zanjan University


Today, power management in text / space production implies the formation of an order that is criticized. Because the formed order implies a truth different from the obvious order. This is especially important in problematic settlements as a form of informal settlement. Because problematic settlements are the objective embodiment of the order of institutions that do not reveal facts under power relations. Therefore, the aim of the present study is to investigate the latent order of power management in the production of text / space in problematic settlements with a critical discourse approach in Islamabad neighborhood of Zanjan. The present study is qualitative in nature and in terms of type of analysis. In order to collect data, participatory observation, non-structured interviews of residents and the community of experts in the form of Delphi panel were used. In order to identify the order governing the production of text / space in the study area, one-way t-test and discovery of latent variables, exploratory factor analysis test in SPSS software was used. The results showed that the desirability of some variables of space rights in the life experience of the residents of Islamabad neighborhood is due to the situational context and access to basic services. Effective indicators in the order of text / space produced Islamabad neighborhood is divided into 8 categories that citizenship rights with 19.9% ​​had the most impact among the factors. .


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