Analysis the Process of Increasing Instability and Divorce in Families

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran

2 PhD Student in Sociology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Department of Social Sciences, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran

3 Professor of Sociology, Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz, Iran



This study was conducted with the aim of exploring the process of increasing instability and divorce in families in the city of Darhshahr. The method used in this research is Corbin and Strauss Grounded theory. The data of this study were collected through in-depth interviews with 20 divorced and divorced families with family specialists in the city of Darhshahr by purposeful and theoretical sampling. Data analysis was performed based on three stages of open, axial and selective coding. After coding the four main categories of the seemingly core but unstable family, natural differences and insufficient social development underlie the instability of families, change the way of looking at and adhering to married life and the children of the first victims of families. Appeared unstable which formed around a core category called the fluidity and fragility of marital relationships. Of course, the fluidity and fragility of marital relationships is not a reason for the destruction and collapse of the family It means changing the structure of the family And the change in the structure of the family is in line with the social, economic and cultural changes of society.The family has also embraced new forms and new values during its changes.


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