Explanation of Social Participation among Khalkhal Youth and the Factors Affecting it


Assistant Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Khalkhal Branch, Islamic Azad university, Khalkhal, lran



The aim of this study was to explain the sociological community of social participation among the youth of Khalkhal city and the factors affecting it. What is important in this study is the need to pay attention to the social participation of young people. Theoretical framework and theoretical model were presented using the theory of theorists such as Durkheim, Weber and Talcott Parsons. This research was done by survey method, formal and structural validity was used and reliability was obtained using Cronbach's alpha coefficient. The statistical population of the study is 18 years old youth of Khalkhal city, the number of which is according to the statistics of the Civil Registration Office. Using the Cochran's formula, 380 people were selected as a statistical sample using multi-stage cluster sampling. Descriptive and inferential statistical methods were used to analyze the data using SPSS software. After preparing the matrix table, the information is arranged in one-dimensional and two-dimensional tables. The research findings indicate that the independent variables of political alienation, group pressure, group linkage and social support as independent variables have a significant relationship with the dependent variable of social participation


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