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Vol. 10, Special Issue 5 (2021)

Factors influencing gender stereotyping among adolescents

Author(s):
Beulah Ravirakula and Sheela Sangwan
Abstract:
Gender stereotypes are the generalized beliefs about the characteristics and qualities attributed to men and women in society. The aim of the present study is to scrutinize empirically the factors those influence gender stereotyping among adolescents of Haryana state between the age group of 17-19 years. Employing the random sampling technique the study was conducted in Hisar district of Haryana state where one Government and one private school were selected from rural area and urban area. From each of the four selected schools of rural and urban area of Hisar, 25 boys and 25 girls of 17-19 years were selected, which constitutes a total of 200 adolescents. Self-prepared schedule was used to delineate socio-personal variables. Gender stereotyping among adolescents was assessed by developed and standardized Gender Stereotyping Inventory. Gender stereotyping among adolescents was significantly associated with academic class, parental variables and socio economic variables of adolescents.
Pages: 301-304  |  725 Views  372 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Beulah Ravirakula and Sheela Sangwan. Factors influencing gender stereotyping among adolescents. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(5S): 301-304.

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