Resistance Strategies and Reflection: Women's Experience in the Process of Gender Inequality within the Family

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran

2 PhD student in sociology, Yazd University, Yazd, Iran



Gender inequality in different levels and forms, for many years, it has attracted the attention of researchers, analysts and experts in various fields and there have been various interpretations and interpretations of it.  The changes resulting from the modernization of societies have increased awareness among women and it has created a new attitude in them. As a result, women have adopted strategies to resist inequality through reflexivity. Therefore, our aim in this study is to explore and interpret women's experience of forms of gender inequality within the family and Strategies and consequences it. So our aim in this qualitative study, Discovering and interpreting women's experiences is a process of actioning gender inequality and strategies and consequences. The research carried out by grounded Theory qualitative research method. Participants included 27 women (18-38 years old) that selected by the participants selected by Purposeful sampling and snowball with maximum variation technique. Interviews manuscripts analyzed in theoretical coding and 8 main categories constructed: Behavioral Injustice, Privacy Control and Care, Weak financial support, Emotional challenges, Selective and functional weaknesses, Interactive Anomalies, Traditional role assignment and expressing ability and finally, the core category of girls' emotional and logical duality was discovered as the core. The paradigmatic model outlines the relationships between categories.


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