| Published: June 28, 2018
Study of Personal Value Orientation among Adolescents as a Function of Gender Effect
The present study contemplated to ascertain significance of personal value orientation in the life and determine the effect of gender on various dimensions of personal value orientation among adolescents. Study conducted on 450 adolescent boys and girls of senior secondary school of Aligarh. A stratified random sampling technique used to select 30 percent of school population. Personal Value Questionnaire (PVQ) of Sherry and Verma (1989) used to collect data. The data analyzed by using t- test, since it seems suitable statistical method to compare the groups and draw conclusion. The results appeared that boys and girls did not differ significantly on religious value, knowledge value, hedonistic value, power value, family prestige value and health value whereas two groups differed significantly on Social Value, democratic value, aesthetic value and economic value. Adolescent boys showed significantly more orientation towards social value as compared to adolescent girls. On the other hand, adolescent girls showed significantly more orientation towards democratic value, aesthetic value and economic value than adolescent boys did. Further results are discussing in detail under discussion parts.
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2018 © Ali, N & Ahmad, F A
Received: May 25, 2018; Revision Received: June 10, 2018; Accepted: June 28, 2018
Published in Volume 06, Issue 2, April-June, 2018