عنوان مقاله [English]
Family institution in Iran has experienced some important changes due to modernization and its consequences in recent decades in the level of society and individuals. Including this change is structural change in family value syste m which is in contrast with the current traditional values in society. This value changes confronted family with new problems such as treachery, take easy attitude to divorce and also dramaturgical consumption, and as the result the relationships between family members seriously disrupted, which perhaps may be named as “crisis in family”. This crisis in some extent is due to unconformity of cultural context and socio-historical characteristic of society with the requirements of the impact of modernization on creation of new problems in family. In order to this, the required propositions have been presented by combining the theory of value crisis at the macro level and the exchange theory and the need-expectation theory and dramaturgical consumption at the micro level. The geographical area of research is Mazandaran province and statistical society is the inhabitants of the urban areas in this province. The sample size is 220 based on cluster sampling method. The information gathered by questionnaire and analyzed by statistics. The findings of indicate a significant relationships between modernization and the attitude to divorce and family treachery and dramaturgical consumption. But no significant relationship observed between modernization components and family disagreement. Also according to the research findings, the structural equation model of relationships between modernization component and family problems (attitude to divorce, family disagreement, and dramaturgical consumption) has been confirmed and is statistically significant.