Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor of Sociology, Shiraz University, Iran

2 M.A. in Sociology, Shiraz University , Iran


The main purpose of this research is to study the concept of money for women in the family, in sociological prespective. The case sudy of the research was Tabriz married women. In doing so, we have used Viviena Zelizer’s Special monies approach as theoritical framework. In order to ghather data we have used the survey technique. This study has been done upon 400 married women in the Tabriz city, Iran. The findings of research show that the concept of money for 61.8 percent of women is family-oriented, for 31.5 percent is self-family-oriented, and for 6.7 percent of women is self-oriented. Also, results show that variables edjucation, employment status, income, social and economic status, money allocation system in family have a significant relationship with concept of money for women in the family, but there is no relationship between variable age and independent variable. The result of stepwise regression showed that three factors explain the variance of the total by 36.4 percent, respectively.


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