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Research Article | Open Access
Volume 14 2022 | None
A STUDY OF EFFECT OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS ON VALUES OF SENIORSECONDARY STUDENTS
Madhu Lata Sharma, Mahendra Kumar Dhakad, Shalini Saxena
Pages: 141-145
Abstract
The study aims to find out the effect of socioeconomic status on values of senior secondary students. A survey method has been adopted in this study. By using the simple random sampling technique 150 senior secondary students has been selected as a sample for this study. To collect the data from the sample Personal Value Questionnaire developed by Dr. G.P. Sherry and Dr. R.P. Verma has been used to obtain value score. This test is specially designed for Indian population to assess the following 10 values- Religious, Social, Democratic, Aesthetic, Economic, Knowledge, Hedonistic, Power, Family Prestige and Health. Upadhyay-Saxena Socio-economic Status Scale (USSESS) developed by Sunil Kumar Upadhyay and Alka Saxena has been used to identify students with high, average and low socio-economic status. The analysis of the data reveals that there is no significant difference in values of senior secondary students on the basis of their socio-economic status.
Keywords
Socio-economic status and Personal Values.
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