FAMILY ENVIRONMENT STATUS OF UNDER-GRADUATE STUDENTS OF KASHMIR WITH RESPECT TO GENDER, LOCALE AND STREAM
Mr. Jan Jahanger and Mr. Mudasir Sadiq
Family is the vast and essential unit of society having a solid impact upon the social and emotional development of a person. Family environment involves the circumstances and social climatic conditions within the families. It is the child’s primary agent of socialization. The focus of the present research is to study the family environment status of under-graduate students of Kashmir division of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. For the purpose a sample of 400 students with 102 as HFEG, 198 as AFEG and 100 as LFEG. The sample of 400 students is further divided into 200 males & 200 females, 200 rural & 200 urban students and 200 as arts & 200 science stream students. The data was collected from the University of Kashmir and its affiliated colleges by using probability sampling techniques. The tool used for data collection was Family Environment Scale developed and tested by Dr. Harpreet Bhatia & Dr. N.K. Chaddha (2002). For this study the statistical tools used were Mean, Standard Deviation and ANOVA. The findings of the study revealed that there is significant difference between male & female, rural & urban and arts & science UG students in their family environment status. The results further revealed that there is no significant interaction effect of gender, locale and stream of study on family environment status of UG students.
Keywords: Arts, Science, Family Environment Status, Rural and Urban.
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