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A Study on Changing Family Structure in Tamilnadu


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1 Department of Economics, VELS Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies, Chennai, India
     

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The traditional values were losing importance and new thinking new values were adding in society. Men and women will be treating equal in modern era. The new health treatment and facilities were opened to serve village people’s health sector. All individuals were given equal opportunity in society. The village people’s way of life, structure of the family has been changed because of impact of liberalization privatization and globalization in our country. The family has also been influenced by the effects of Globalization. Though it is the fact that processes like-Industrialization and Modernization have influences the traditional structure of family in the early years, but the changes have been rapid in the recent years on the Indian rural society, which has also passed through Globalization and Information. The data for this paper is obtained from the Household questionnaire, which contains information, related to age, sex, marital status, education, occupation and relationship to the head of the household for all usual residents as well as for the visitors who slept last night in the house. The family has been and continues to be one of the most important elements in the fabric of Indian society. The bond that ties the individual to his family, the range of the influence and authority that the family exercises make the family in India not merely an institutional structure of our society, but accord give it a deep value. The Indian family is subjected to the effects of changes that have been taking place in the economic, political, social and cultural spheres of the society.

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Family Structure, Change in Culture, Impact of Society.
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Authors

R. Premalatha
Department of Economics, VELS Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies, Chennai, India
S. Thangamayan
Department of Economics, VELS Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies, Chennai, India
S. Sudha
Department of Economics, VELS Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies, Chennai, India

Abstract


The traditional values were losing importance and new thinking new values were adding in society. Men and women will be treating equal in modern era. The new health treatment and facilities were opened to serve village people’s health sector. All individuals were given equal opportunity in society. The village people’s way of life, structure of the family has been changed because of impact of liberalization privatization and globalization in our country. The family has also been influenced by the effects of Globalization. Though it is the fact that processes like-Industrialization and Modernization have influences the traditional structure of family in the early years, but the changes have been rapid in the recent years on the Indian rural society, which has also passed through Globalization and Information. The data for this paper is obtained from the Household questionnaire, which contains information, related to age, sex, marital status, education, occupation and relationship to the head of the household for all usual residents as well as for the visitors who slept last night in the house. The family has been and continues to be one of the most important elements in the fabric of Indian society. The bond that ties the individual to his family, the range of the influence and authority that the family exercises make the family in India not merely an institutional structure of our society, but accord give it a deep value. The Indian family is subjected to the effects of changes that have been taking place in the economic, political, social and cultural spheres of the society.

Keywords


Family Structure, Change in Culture, Impact of Society.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v10%2Fi12%2F2019%2Fijphrd%2F191992