Investigating the Relationship between Social Capital, Political Participation and Socialization of Female Employees

Document Type: Original Article


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Educational sciences, Islamic Azad University, Bojnourd, Iran

2 Department of Educational Management, Bojnourd Branch, Islamic Azad University, Bojnourd, Iran


The present study investigates the relationship between social capital, political participation and socialization of female employees of Educational Department of Bojnourd. The statistical population includes all female employees of Educational Department of Bojnourd who were 150 and were selected by total counting sampling. In term of purpose this is applied research and the method is descriptive correlational. The content validity was used to determine the questionnaire validity. The reliability of the questionnaire was determined and confirmed by using the Cronbach's alpha coefficient of social capital (95%), political participation (88.5%) and socialization (95%). The data was analyzed in two ways of descriptive and inferential statistic using SPSS 18 software. In descriptive statistics indexes such as frequency percentage and drawing tables and charts and for inferential statistics indexes such as Pearson correlation coefficient and regression were used. The study findings shows that there is a significant relationship between social capital, political participation and socialization of female employees of Educational Department of Bojnourd i.e. the more social capital women have, they have more political participation and socialization.


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