Socioeconomic status, perceived parental control, and authoritarianism: development of authoritarianism in Iranian society

Heydari, Arash, Teymoori, Ali and Haghish, E. F. (2013) Socioeconomic status, perceived parental control, and authoritarianism: development of authoritarianism in Iranian society. Asian Journal of Social Psychology, 16 3: 228-237. doi:10.1111/ajsp.12027


Author Heydari, Arash
Teymoori, Ali
Haghish, E. F.
Title Socioeconomic status, perceived parental control, and authoritarianism: development of authoritarianism in Iranian society
Journal name Asian Journal of Social Psychology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1367-2223
1467-839X
Publication date 2013-09
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/ajsp.12027
Volume 16
Issue 3
Start page 228
End page 237
Total pages 10
Place of publication Australia
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Formatted abstract
The purpose of the current study is to examine the relationship between socioeconomic status, parental control, and authoritarianism in Iran. A sample of 460 students was surveyed from Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz in Iran. Results demonstrated that subjective socioeconomic status, parental control, and parents' education have significant influence on authoritarianism. Further analysis showed that parental control partially mediates parents' education association with authoritarianism with a relatively high effect size. These findings highlight the importance of parental control and socioeconomic status in the development of authoritarianism in Iran. Furthermore, the higher authoritarianism of low socioeconomic status is mostly due to lower education levels rather than the income of the family. The findings were discussed with regards to literature as well as the socio-cultural sphere of Iran.
Keyword Authoritarianism
Parental control
Socioeconomic status
Working-class authoritarianism
Social-class
Psychological control
Chinese adolescents
Goal promotion
United-states
Hong-kong
Values
Prejudice
Personality
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Official 2014 Collection
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