International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online)

Designing an Instrument for Measuring Religious Capital Using the Position Generator Model - A Case Study of PhD students of Tarbiat Modarres University
Morteza Ezzati, Amir Hosein Mozayani

Abstract
One of the major challenges in the field of religious studies is lack of reliable instruments for measurement. Attempts have been made for filling this gap but religion as a capital has not found any position. Here, we are trying to make a measuring instrument for religious capital according to universal academic facts and methods to be used for measuring of and analysis on PhD students of Tarbiat Modarres University; in this study, at first the instrument was designed; then a relevant questionnaire was filled by a selected sample of PhD students of Tarbiat Modares University. The subjects of study included four groups consisting of students of four departments of economics and management, technical-engineering, humanities and medical sciences. The method for data collection was interview with questionnaire tool and data were analysed via regression statistical method. Results of this study suggest that access to social religious capital resources is higher in men, married people, and students of humanities, management and economy.

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