Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2011, Volume: 4, Issue: 9, Pages: 1162-1167
Department of Social Science, Islamic Azad University, Khalkhal Branch, Khalkhal, Iran
The present research probes for answer to the question- what is the role of economic and cultural capitals in tendency to social capital? In this regard, income, job and education of the parent are considered and 284 students of Azad University, Khalkhal Branch were asked questions relating to components of social values and economic and cultural capitals. Using survey research methodology and questionnaire technique, the following results were obtained. Students in all components of social values, other than position and coverage values, showed tendency more towards traditional values. The income, job and education of parents play major role as economic and cultural capitals in influencing the students’ tendency towards traditional and modern values.
Keywords: Education, Social values, Economic capital, Cultural capital, Iran
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