Comparative Study

| Published: June 28, 2018

Study of Personal Value Orientation among Adolescents as a Function of Gender Effect

Dr. Nasir Ali

Associate Professor, Delhi Global Institute of Management, Faridabad (Delhi-NCR) India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad

Assistant Professor, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, College of Teacher Education, Darbhanga, India.) Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.096/20180602

DOI: 10.25215/0602.096


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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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 2, April-June, 2018