عنوان مقاله [English]
The objectives of this study were:
1.To examine girls' attitudes toward premarital dating and friendship.
2.To explore the relationship between cultural grounds of socialization and girls' attitude towards premarital dating and friendship.
U ing the survey method, a sample of 360 girls from Shiraz University (253 gi ), and Shiraz Medical Sciences University (107 girls) with a mean age of : .9 was selected. The descriptive findings showed that over half of the girls
.:- -.6 percent) had a moderate attitude toward this kind of relationship (girls negative attitude were 23.5 percent), and girls with positive attitude . re 11.9 percent).
inferential analysis indicated, out of independent variables, priorities of 'eriaVpost-material values, religious beliefs, persistence on religious . family attitude, friend's attitude, mother and father education, rsity type and use of some mass media had a significant relationship girls' attitude. But duration of study in university, and use of magazines ewspapers did not have a significant relationship with the dependent variable
Using a multi-variable regression analysis with the aim of determining the '" model's soundness was indicative of three variables: persistence on religious values friend's attitude, and family attitude explained 60.5 percent ofdependent variable's variance. Although in the area of the opposite sex interpsonal relationship, the trend changes is moving toward positive attitude and modem values, but girls, at present, are amazed at an area between the traditional and modem values.