Factors affecting social vitality: Meta-analysis of researches

Document Type : Original Article


1 Faculty member and Assistant Professor, Department of History and Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Mohaghegh Ardabili

2 Cultural Sociology Faculty of Social Sciences, Communication & Media Islamic Azad University, Tehran Branch


Social vitality is one of the important issues of today's society and a part of socio-cultural issues (damages) is dependent on the level of social vitality. This issue is influenced by various social, economic, cultural and psychological factors. The main goal of the research is to study the factors affecting social vitality through meta-analysis in the period from 2007-2020. The research method is meta-analysis (quantitative), its tools are reverse questionnaire, Cohen and Fisher analysis statistics; Purposive-non-probability sampling method, from the statistical population of 55 researches, 43 documents were selected as the sample size by observing the inclusion criteria (validity and validity). The results show that between social capital (social trust, social cohesion, social participation, social acceptability, kinship networks and social interactions, social indifference); lifestyle (sports lifestyle, religious lifestyle, healthy leisure lifestyle and consumption lifestyle); cultural capital (institutionalized and embodied); media agents (social networks, internal media and local media); Social factors (relative deprivation, social failure, social disorganization and social anemia, feeling of injustice); There is a significant relationship between psychological factors (self-esteem, life satisfaction, normal personality and sense of identity) and background factors (social class, education level, age and income).


  • Receive Date: 08 March 2022
  • Revise Date: 27 August 2022
  • Accept Date: 30 August 2022
  • First Publish Date: 30 August 2022