Rural and urban adolescent girl students’ attitude towards marriage: A study
Author(s): Chhaya K Kokate
Abstract: Thernpresent study aims to investigate the adolescents’ attitude towards marriage.rnStudents attending Degree College have been selected with a database of 128rnadolescent girls. The objective was to find out the difference in attitudernbetween rural and urban girls. 64 rural and 64 urban girls in the age group ofrn17-20 were chosen randomly. The Marriage Attitude Scale was administered byrndividing the respondents in small groups as researcher explained some questionsrnto get the authentic data. Scoring was done manually and descriptivernstatistics. Independent ‘t ’test was used to analyze the data. Findingsrnrevealed that no significant difference between the rural and urban girlsrnrespect to highly positive attitude towards marriage, positive attitude towardsrnmarriage, negative attitude towards marriage and highly negative attituderntowards marriage. Finding no significant difference between rural and urbanrngirls’ attitude towards marriage is a surprising move which indicates thatrnmarriage is being viewed in a broader terms by young generation with more liberalrndemands.