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Effect of Residential Background and Gender on Self-Construal of the Adolescent

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 8)

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Page : 710-711

Keywords : Self-construal; residential background; gender;

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The present paper is based on the study that describes the impact of residential background and gender on the self-construal of the adolescents. The concept of self-construal evolved from a comparison of Western and Eastern conceptualizations of the self (Markus& Kitayama, 1991). It refers to the perception, that individual have about their thoughts, feelings and actions in relation to others. In the present study effort were made to explore the impact of residential background and gender on self-construal of the children. To achieve this, data were obtained on 100 students of which 50 were girls and 50 were boys. Out of 50, 25 were local (Bhopali)& 25 were kashmiri girls and boys. Standard tools assessing self-construal were used in this study. Relationship between residential background and self-construal were examined. Result indicated that residential background and gender was positively related with self-construal.

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