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Higher Education Expansion in Iran and Socio-Cultural Transformation; Agency of Female students
Zahra Rashidi Dr, Somayeh Fereidouni Dr
Institute for Higher Education Planning
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The purpose of this study is to reflection the social agency of female students in the course of socio-cultural transformation in the society, was designed in the interpretiveism paradigm and qualitative approach using phenomenological method. The data collection tool was a deep, unstructured interview. Participants included 60 faculty members, Social activists, and female students from four provinces of Gilan, Qom, Kurdistan and Sistan and Baluchestan selected by targeted strategies and sample with maximum diversity. Data were analyzed based on a seven-step Colaizzi's strategy and the obtained classes. The findings show that although some contributors "the damage caused by women's academic education" in areas such as " Lack of work for men "," delayed marriage "," full-time female out-of-home employment "," increased moral scrutiny "and even" serious divorce ", but they still believe that changes in the field of women and social change It depends on the increase of women's social empowerment, the point Haye is turning to the consequences of increasing access to higher education in the country, "the transformation of beliefs," "the new style of life for women," "the erosion of gender stereotypes," "understanding the new identity for girls," and "increasing the sense of empowerment" of these transformations.
Keywords: Social Agency, Student Girls, Socio-Cultural Transformation, Higher Education Expansion
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/10/23 | Accepted: 2019/10/10 | Published: 2019/08/1
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rashidi Z, fereidouni S. Higher Education Expansion in Iran and Socio-Cultural Transformation; Agency of Female students. scds. 2019; 8 (1) :85-108
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