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Status inconsistency of women: a study in Hamadan, Iran


Babaei, Hamidreza and Zomorrodian, Amir Hossein and Gill, Sarjit S. and Falahati, Leila (2011) Status inconsistency of women: a study in Hamadan, Iran. Journal of American Science, 7 (6). pp. 767-774. ISSN 1545-1003; ESSN: 2375-7264


This research investigates the status inconsistency among women in Hamadan province, Iran. The study was carried out in eight cities and 32 villages. Questionnaire was applied to collect data from 767 women from urban areas and 786 women from rural area. Data analysis was done by using SPSS software and multi-variable regressions. The results show considerable status inconsistency among women in Hamadan. In addition, with decreasing social status of women here, the status inconsistency increases and the rate of status inconsistency in the rural area was higher than the urban area.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Human Ecology
Publisher: Marsland Press
Keywords: Status inconsistency; Socio-economic status; Self-image; Expectations; Prediction; Women
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2015 03:43
Last Modified: 27 Aug 2015 06:54
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/22613
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