Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2015

Secularism as Related to Gender and Religion

Dr. Shashi Kala Singh

Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Ranchi University, Ranchi Google Scholar More about the auther

, Mrs. Pushpa Singh

Asst. Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Ranchi Women’s College, Ranchi Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.074/20150203

DOI: 10.25215/0203.074


The aim of the present study was to examine the gender and religion difference in secularism. Participants were 100 school students belong to Ranchi town (50 boys& 50 girls) of age range 13 to 16 years. All of these belong to middle socio-economic status. Respondents were given secularism scale. Data was analyzed by using means, standard deviations and “t”. The mean of male student was 31.53and female student was 29.97. The difference between the means was insignificant. Boys and girls showed similar level of secularism.Christian group showed significantly higher level of secularism than Muslim group.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 3, April-June, 2015