Social impact assessment of oil refinery in Iran, a case study Isfahan oil refinery

Mohammad Rezaie Narimisa, Manouchehr Rezaie Narimisa



The purpose of the social impact of any effect is the development projects on the way of life, social relations, work, and organize people. In this field can be used to change the values, norms and beliefs of the people as well. In the definition of the Social Impact Assessment (SIA) can be said to identify, analyze and evaluate the social effects resulting from an accident or event specific, in other words, the way to analyze the behavior of us humans what the impact will be on the social aspects of the environment. Following the evaluation of the social impact of social changes closely. In other words, it can be said that the evaluation of the social impact of analysis, monitoring and management of the social consequences of development projects. The social consequences can be positive or negative, are obvious or hidden are asked or unwanted. The purpose of this assessment is that it would ensure that the benefits of the project development, increased and reduced its disadvantages. In other words, the aim of this work, empowering the local people, combating poverty and improving the situation of disadvantaged and vulnerable groups of society. Some of these disadvantaged and vulnerable groups are as follows: the poor, the elderly, the unemployed, women, people, and children, ethnic or religious minorities. In this research the Isfahan oil refinery social impact assessment were studied as case study. 


Social Impact Assessment (SIA), social changes, development projects, local people, Isfahan oil refinery.

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