The Role of Security in Social Deviations

Document Type: Research Paper


1 Assistant Professor of Sociology, Islamic Azad University Babol branch, Iran

2 M.A Student of Sociology, Islamic Azad University Babol branch, Iran


The aim of this study is to investigate the role of security in social deviations among women of Babol city. Descriptive survey research method was used and the unit of analysis is 15-29 year old women that 284 women are selected on the basis of Cochran formula and using multi-stage random cluster sampling. The results show that there is a weak significant relationship between the independent variables of security, social control, socioeconomic base and the dependent variable of social deviations. Also, there is not any correlation among variables of social support, social trust, sense of social security and deviations. The analysis of multi-variable regression reveals that independent variables determine 16% of social deviations changes and also in the analysis of social security, social control and socioeconomic base are more influential in deviations than other independent variables.