Document Type : Research Paper


1 Associate professor of sociology in the Yazd University

2 MA of Sociology in the Yazd University


Power is an important social variable in the study of the social structure, institutions, groups
and individuals considered to be a conventional relationship and family is no exception. The
main purpose of this article to review the decision making power of women in the family is
white and its influencing factors. This research is a quantitative survey, which was conducted
in 2011 in the town of processes might work. Our findings indicate that women in decisionmaking
processes might work in family income affect women, women's education, spouse's
education, women's employment, place of birth, how to choose a wife, the mother of the
family of origin and stereotypical attitudes towards gender. Also among the variables,
variables such as age, age difference between spouses, length of marriage, type of marriage
and legal barriers to women's decision-making power in the household are significant. Drthlyl
multivariable regression variables as income, the mother's family of origin and stereotypical
attitudes, a total of 4.13% of the variance in family decision-making power of women in the
population account.


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