Comparative Study

| Published: March 25, 2015

A Comparative Study of Aesthetic, Economic and Political Values of Undergraduate Students

Kruti Sharma

Research Associate/ Lecturer, Psychology, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.008/20150202

DOI: 10.25215/0202.008


This study focused on, three out of six basic interests/ motives in personality: Aesthetic, Economic and Political values- of 300 undergraduate male & female students, studying in Fine-Arts and Business Administration streams. The sample was equally distributed among two of the streams and gender. Two way Analysis of Variance as a part of statistical analysis was employed, in order to examine the role of values. Results indicated that, students of Fine-Arts stream had significantly greater Aesthetic value than Business Administration students and Aesthetic value was also seen higher in females than males. It was also found that Economic value was greater in Business Administration students as compared to Fine-Arts students and it did not differ at gender level. Lastly, there was no significant difference observed in terms of Political value, concerning two of the streams; however male students seemed to have higher Political Value than female students.

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 2, January-March, 2015