عنوان مقاله [English]
Actually, the old structures are parts of urban structures that their functional and body qualities are reduced or disturbed. Principally, the subject of improving the old structures is the impossible matter without citizens' participation. Therefore, it can be said that it is necessary for achieving the stable development of people's participation in the economical and social fields and increasing citizens' role in urban affairs can play a significant role in creating necessary balance and harmony between society classes. This study is performed through analyzing the role of people's participation in improving the old structure of Jalili neighborhood in Kermanshah. The present study is applied in terms of purpose and in terms of method, survey (questionnaire and interview).and the considered information is gathered by observing and filling the questionnaire and SPSS software is used for analyzing them. The statistical population of the present study includes all resident households in the Jalili neighborhood and the population has more than 5600 members. The Cochran Formula is used for selecting the samples among residents. Consequently, the amount of 359 members is selected as the sample. The findings of the study show that citizens' participation is calculated lesser than the average and it can be said people's participation is not located at the suitable level in improving and renovating the old structure. In addition, it can be expressed that reliance on managers, the effective factor on people's participation and the shortage of cultural-social constitutions for excluding people's participation in improving the old structure of neighborhood.