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Causes of Child Labor from the Perspective of Activists in This Field; A Qualitative Study in the City of Yazd
Hossein Afrasiabi1, Ahmad Kalateh Sadati2, Maryam Sabour3
1- Sociology department, faculty of social sciences, Yazd University
2- Sociology department, faculty of social sciences, Yazd University,
3- Yazd University , maryam.sabour73@gmail.com
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Introduction: Child labor is a phenomenon in many developing countries. The issue of child labor in Iran is also a social phenomenon that occurs for various reasons. Given the importance of this phenomenon, the purpose of the present study is to explore the reasons for child labor from the activist’s perspective in this field in the city of Yazd. 
Methods: This study was used the grounded theory method that led to the construction of a phenomenon within the context of open, axial, and selective coding. By purposeful sampling and saturation criterion, ten activists of child labor in related institutions in the city of Yazd were interviewed in a semi-structured manner. 
Results: It has been found five main categories under the headings of Poverty, multiple instabilities, two-way interaction, dependence, challenging learning. Then the paradigm model has been figured based on the concepts extracted. 
Conclusions: According to the results, it is suggested should have more consideration on the first and second levels of rehabilitation. make suitable educational plans for labor child to enhance their learning quality. More serious actions should be taken in the following aspects the social, psychological, and improve the children’s relationship with their society and their families. Finally,  make migrant labor children aware of the culture of the destination city to reduce their confusion upon arrival. In this regard, make the citizens aware of their cultural differences too.
Keywords: Child Labor, Social Activists, Labor Children, Qualitative Study, Yazd
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/02/24 | Accepted: 2021/06/21 | Published: 2021/06/21


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