عنوان مقاله [English]
The Society of Iran has experienced extensively cultural and social changes during recent decades. These changes have been remarkable particularly in the families. One of the most important changes is the changes in lifestyle of adolescents that has brought about serious challenges for families. The challenges that seem to cast doubt on the traditional format of family. The most significant challenge in the families is facing rapid changes of family's norms and values among children and parents so that we can talk of rival norms besides traditional ones.
The Theoretical framework argues emerging new media, expansion of educations and access of people to information in society, the growth of individualism, the effects of reference group and changes of values as the main causes of these changes.
This study has been accomplished through social survey in Tehran (3 and 17 districts) through 398 cases. The statistical techniques were used are dispersion and central indices, bivariate correlations, multivariable regression and path analysis.
Findings indicate that there is some conflict between parents and children lifestyles. The most conflicts spheres are relationships between girls and boys, smoking and alcohol drinking. The least conflicts spheres are praying matters, favorite music listening. Results show that factors such as individualism in children, attitude of adolescents toward modern values and lack of democratic behavior of parents caused conflicts in families.