عنوان مقاله [English]
problems that is more or less seen in all countries of the world. Understanding and explaining corruption in developing countries, especially Iran, is essential to providing a more realistic view of the issue. Therefore, in this study, the effect of this important structure on trust (institutional and social) in society has been studied. This research is a mixed research that the research method used in this research is divided into two parts: quantitative and qualitative. The statistical population of this research was 20 people in the qualitative part of university professors and sociology experts in the quantitative part of Ahvaz citizens. In the qualitative part of the purposeful sampling method, 10 people in the interview section and 15 people in the Delphi section. A small part of the random sampling method was selected from 400 people. In the qualitative stage, descriptive statistical tests such as mean and standard deviation of the data have been used. In quantitative stage, inferential statistical tests such as Cronbach's alpha method, Kolomogorov and Smirnov test for data normality and structural equation method for confirmatory factor analysis have been used. Findings and results obtained from the study indicate that there is a direct relationship between the perception of corruption and the level of institutional and social trust in society among the citizens of Ahvaz.