Volume 9, Issue 36 (3-2016)                   etiadpajohi 2016, 9(36): 125-140 | Back to browse issues page

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Fathtabar S, Asadollahi A, Haji Azizi S, Arabpour A, Havasi A. Study of Social and Cultural Characteristics of Drug Offenders in Ahwaz Municipal Areas Using Geographic Information System (GIS). etiadpajohi 2016; 9 (36) :125-140
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Objective: This study examines the social and cultural structure of drug offenses in Ahwaz municipal areas using GIS. Method: The population of the study consisted of drug offenders in Correction and Rehabilitation Center of Ahwaz in 2013. Statistical tests and graphs, including Mean Center test, Standard Deviation Ellipse, Kernel Density Estimation were used in this study. Results: The most important centers of drug crime are in the same border with informal settlement areas, such as Kut Abdullah, Lashkar Abad, and Khashayar (urban areas 5 and 6 of Ahwaz city). In addition, there is a direct relationship between illiteracy rate & population density and crime rate. Discussion and Conclusion: Spatial analysis of geographic crime and punishment can act as a means for security and safety policy making in the fight against drugs.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/05/21 | Accepted: 2016/04/20 | Published: 2016/04/20

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