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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
The definition of rural development in this research is: change in the structure of rural society from traditional community to modern society. The main issue of the research was to evaluate the effects of different factors in rural development. The method of this research was quantitative comparison of some developed and undeveloped villages- The factors studied include: literacy, rates and mass media (radio and Television) usage, land reform, agricultural services, rural cooperatives, and the reformative measures of Jahad-Sazandegi. The study indicates that the most important factors in rural develornent arc literacy rates, the presence of radio and television, and the land reform. Moreover, the research showed that given social and economical security to the rural areas, the development process starts.