Sociological Explanation of Everyday Life among Young People (Case Study: the Cafes in Dezful)

Document Type : Original Article


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

2 Professor, Department of Population Economics and Human Capital, Institute of Comprehensive and Specialized Population Studies and Management, Tehran, Iran

3 Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Islamic Azad University, Garmsar Branch, Semnan Province, Iran

4 Associate Professor, Department of Communication Sciences, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran



The main purpose of this article is to explain the sociology of everyday life among young people. Therefore, in the present study, an attempt has been made to study the concepts, variables and categories that are effective in shaping everyday life in cafes with a combined method of qualitative (grand theory) and quantitative (survey). The present study is the result of a larger work that identified categories and concepts by the Grand Theory method. The results show that 5 factorscultural, economic, social, political and psychological are effective in shaping everyday life. Then, using quantitative (survey) method, the results of qualitative research have been examined. In this study, the statistical population is men and women, who are mainly young people aged 18 to 40, most of whom are middle-class, upper-class and single, who have medium and high financial means and have a university education. The sample size using the Cochran's formula is 380 people. In this research, two documentary methods have been used to provide a theoretical framework and a survey method (questionnaire) has been used to access the information of the study population with the aim of identifying the factors of daily formation in cafes. Data were obtained through Spss and Amos software. The results show that factors with path coefficient, economic (0.39), social (0.16), political (0.20) psychological (0.19), are effective in the formation of everyday life.