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Salehabadi, R, Bahrami Jaf, S. Investigating the effects of corona on the security of border cities: A case study, Paveh city. pos 2020; 2 (2) :147-159
URL: http://psp.modares.ac.ir/article-42-50624-en.html
1- Department of Political Geography, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran , salehabadi100@gmail.com
2- PhD student in Political Geography, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
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The outbreak of coronavirus in late 2019 and early 2020 in Wuhan, China and its widespread spread around the world has had different consequences for different parts of the world. The recent epidemic has raised the issue of vulnerability of border cities to epidemics. Because border cities are among the most vulnerable and economically, socially ecologically and fragile areas that can be highly susceptible to coronavirus.
 The present study is theoretical-applied and descriptive-analytical in terms of study method. The required data and information were collected in two ways: library and survey. The statistical population of the study included 78 professors, doctoral and master students in the fields of political geography, urban geography and land management who had the necessary familiarity with the study area (Paveh city). SPSS (Friedman test) has been used to quantify qualitative information and obtain some data analysis.  The research findings show that in terms of economic security, the level of household savings has decreased by 17.49 points. In terms of political security, reducing the level of food security with a score of 7.22, in terms of social security, the variable of reducing social interactions with a score of 8.25 and in terms of environmental security, reducing the destruction of natural resources with a score of 3.55 had the greatest impact on the outbreak of coronavirus in Paveh. Coronavirus has had a significant impact on the security of border cities
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Article Type: Original Research | Subject: Political Spatial Planning
Received: 2021/03/2 | Accepted: 2020/12/30 | Published: 2020/12/30

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