The Effect of Globalization on the Moral Values Change among the Youth

Document Type: Original Article


1 Department of Sociology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Sociology, Tehran University, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Sociology, Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran, Iran


Globalization constitutes ideas, behavior and personality of people according to values and norms and affects different aspects of life of people (individually and socially). This research has been done in order to study the effect of globalization on moral values of the youth regarding sociology perspective. Statistical universe of this research includes 800 persons in Tehran. This research has performed by squared studies and metrical method. Tools of collecting data in this research are questionnaire and after estimating the consequences, reliability among repliers. Data have been analyzed according to obtained statistics and by SPSS software. Obtained results show that there is a meaningful relationship between globalization experience as independent variables and three indexes of internet and social networks, satellite networks, computer games and loyalty to the moral values as dependent variables. 


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