عنوان مقاله [English]
A Sociological Analysis of the Relationship between Social Capital and Women’s Social Health
(Case Study: The Women Living in Tehran’s Fourth Municipal District)
Nafise Emeni , Mohammadhossein Sharbatiyan
Received: 4/6/2016 Accepted: 28/2/2017
This study aims to assess various dimensions of women’s social health while studying the relationship between this phenomenon and social capital. The theoretical framework of this research is in the social health dimension of Keys standardized indexes and is also influenced by Bourdieu's ideas about social capital. This survey is a correlational and analytical research. The statistical population of this study is women between 18- 55 years of age living in Tehran's four metropolitan area, 385 of them were selected by random cluster sampling method. The data gathering tool was an interview questionnaire with a reliability of 80%. The spss 22 software was used to analyze the data.
Findings of the research indicate that the women level of social health is moderately high, with the highest average value related to social acceptance and the lowest amount related to social prosperity. Also, social capital through (social participation + social trust) has been able to explain 0.59% of social health and according to the results of path analysis , social capital directly affects social health with 0.724 units.
Keywords: Social Trust, Tehran, Women, Social Support, Social Capital, Social Health, Social Participation.
. Faculty Member at Department of Sociology, PayameNoorUniversity (PNU).
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