عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this study is to identify the trends of modernism as well as the attitudes to marriage and wedding and the effects of them on the mediators for choosing spouse as well as attitude toward Mahr (an amount of money paid by the groom to the bride at the time of marriage). The study has been done in 1388(2009); it is a comparative research also in this research Women Lived in Regions 1 and 11 of Tehran has been investigated.
Theory of structural functionalism has been chosen as a theoretical framework. The survey method is used in this study. Although the simple random has been chosen .The sample size in the study includes 285 person, 165 of them belong to region 1 and 120 of them from region 11.the hypotheses of the study have shown the relation between mediators , Individual choice, wedding , the attitude toward Mahr and the trend to modernism. The result has displayed the significant relationship between modernism and marriage. In this research whenever the independent variable increases ,the role of human mediated in choosing spouse have been decreased as well as the wedding will be eased .However the attitude toward Mahr and individual choice have the least associated with modernism