Social factors of feeling of political security among political elites

Document Type : Research Paper



This article using synthetic theoretical framework, tries to answer this question: what are the social factors of political security feeling among political elites? The main hypothesis of authors is that mutual confidence, common values, political institutionalization, and political threats create emotional provocation and then affect feeling of political security among political elites. Article is based on mixed methodology (quantitative and qualitative) and purposive sampling. The total sample is 207 of political elites (among members of political institutions) of Tehran.