SOCIETAL VARIABLES AND ITS RELATION WITH SOCIAL ISOLATION: A FIELD STUDY FOR YAZIDI SECT IN BA’SHIQA DISTRICT
Social Isolation has increased through the past two decades among individuals in Iraqi society, that lead to reduce interaction and communication between People, So, the person lacks to feel of being able to be build social relations with them. The value of the study: The cognitive importance lies in defining a sociological framework for the aspects of social isolation among the members of the Yazidi sect. Objectives of the study: Determining the societal factors that cause the emergence of cases of social isolation between individuals or social groups within the boundaries of the same geographical area. the current study relies on the descriptive approach (the method of a social survey by sample). The current study is confined to Bashiqa sub-district, northeast of Mosul, the center of Nineveh Governorate. The study collects a simple random sample of (300) respondents because the research community is defined. The current study relies on three main tools: observation, interview, and questionnaire form (scale). The study hypotheses were formulated using the null hypothesis method to test them statistically. To achieve the objectives of the study, the researcher relied on a set of advanced statistical methods. The results of the study indicate the existence of many factors that affect social isolation. a variation in the effect of societal variables (social, psychological, political, religious, and cultural) with significant statistical differences between them. social isolation may cause a process of social marginalization and a feeling of relative deprivation due to living on the sideline of society.