A Study on Socio-Demographic Profile and Parental Bonding Among Boys in Madurai Corporation Schools

  • P Ramasamy Formenr Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Madurai Institute of Social Sciences, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • S Deepika Former M. Phil Scholar, Department of Social Work, Madurai Institute of Social Sciences, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Parental Bonding, Personal profile, Behaviour

Abstract

Parental bonding is a critical factor in personality, emotional, and behavior development. The objectives of the present research were to study the socio-demographic profile and parental bonding of the students in Madurai Corporation Schools. The design of the study is descriptive, and 115 samples were selected using stratified random sampling. The present research focuses on the socio-demographic profile and parental bonding of male students in the age group from 14 to 17 years. The study included other factors like religion, caste, education of father and mother, the employment status of father and mother, family income, family type, and birth order of respondents. Further parental bonding, which includes father bonding and mother bonding was studied. Parental bonding was the outcome variable which included four subtypes (viz) a) affectionate constraint b) optimal parenting, c) affectionless control and d) neglectful parenting ‘The study results show that both fathers and mothers showed affectionless power. Following this, optimal parenting, affectionate constraint, and neglectful parenting occupied successive percentage for fathers as well as mothers.

Published
2019-09-01
How to Cite
Ramasamy, P., & Deepika, S. (2019). A Study on Socio-Demographic Profile and Parental Bonding Among Boys in Madurai Corporation Schools. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 7(4), 63-69. https://doi.org/10.34293/education.v7i4.602
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