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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
In present time, democracy in almost all societies is a vital feature for good governance. Good governance ,in turn, could ensure the governments’ legitimacy via intimate relationship between the governors and the governed. One of the basic mechanism for relationship between governments and citizens is the formation of political networks. The purpose of this study is to identify factors affecting the formation of political networks. Based on the review of literature and interview with 12 political experts of the field (using theme analysis) the determinants influencing political networks were explored. In the next step a survey was conducted among 370 citizens of Tehran’s 6th.district. The findings show that in the eyes of the citizens forming and improving social networks is the most influencing factor for institutionalizing political networks..