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Locus of Control of Adolescent Children in Context to their Sex, Location and Types of Schools


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1 CMJ University, Shillong, Meghalya, India
2 Punjabi University, Patiala, India
     

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The main purpose of the study was to make comparison between the male and female school students of adolescent period as well as between students of rural and urban schools and between those of the Govt. and private schools on the internal and external locus of control variable of personality construct. In order to accomplish this objective, 400 students of 9th and 10th classes of rural and urban schools as well as Govt. and private schools were selected; out of which 50% were male students and 50% were females. They were administered Locus of Control scale by Hasnain and Joshi. The results of the study show that (i) the male students are more internally oriented than the females, (ii) there is no difference on locus of control on the basis of location of schools (iii) private school students have more internal LOC than Govt school students.

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Locus of Control, Adolescents Children, Location of Scholls, Types of Schools
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Rupinderjit Kaur
CMJ University, Shillong, Meghalya, India
Agyajit Singh
Punjabi University, Patiala, India

Abstract


The main purpose of the study was to make comparison between the male and female school students of adolescent period as well as between students of rural and urban schools and between those of the Govt. and private schools on the internal and external locus of control variable of personality construct. In order to accomplish this objective, 400 students of 9th and 10th classes of rural and urban schools as well as Govt. and private schools were selected; out of which 50% were male students and 50% were females. They were administered Locus of Control scale by Hasnain and Joshi. The results of the study show that (i) the male students are more internally oriented than the females, (ii) there is no difference on locus of control on the basis of location of schools (iii) private school students have more internal LOC than Govt school students.

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Locus of Control, Adolescents Children, Location of Scholls, Types of Schools



DOI: https://doi.org/10.15614/ijpp%2F2013%2Fv4i1%2F49898