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A study of alienation on among male and female college going students

Dr. Vilas Gokul Mahajan

Shivchhatrapati Art's College, Pachod, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.135/20200804

DOI: 10.25215/0804.135

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Alienation’ is an age-old concept and has been in use in theology, sociology, philosophy and psychology for long but it has become more subtle and pronounced in the modern age. In modern literature alienation has taken the shape of such a “meaning nucleus” that its other variants such as isolation, loneliness, disintegration, segregation, exile, estrangement, disillusionment, pessimism and rebellion tend to converge into it like supporting wires of an umbrella. The purpose research study of Alienation among Male and Female College Going students. ObjectivesTo examine the Alienation with Dimensions on Powerlessness, Isolation, Self-estrangement, Meaninglessness, and Normlessness among Male and Female College Going students. Hypotheses: There is no significant difference between Male and Female College Going students on Alienation with Dimensions on Powerlessness, Isolation, Self-estrangement, Meaninglessness, and Normlessness. Methodology: Sample: Total sample of present study 100 College Students, in which 50 were Male College Students (25 Urban and 25 Rural Students) and 50 Female College Students (25 Urban and 25 Rural Students) from Aurangabad Dist.  in Maharashtra. The subject selected in this sample will be used in the age group of 17 years to 18 years and Ratio 1:1. Research Design: the present study a balanced 2×2 factorial design will be used. VariablesThe independent variables are Gender and Dependent variables are Alienation (Powerlessness, Isolation, Self-estrangement, Meaninglessness, and Normlessness). Research Tools- Students Alienation Scale(1988) by Dr. R.R. Sharma. Statistical Treatment: Mean, SD and ‘F’ values used. Conclusions1) Female Students High Powerlessness, Isolation than Male Students. 2) No significant difference between Male and Female College Going students on Self-estrangement, Meaninglessness and alienation. 3) Male Students High Normlessness than Female Students.

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Gender, Alienation

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.135/20200804

10.25215/0804.135

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 4, October-December, 2020