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Extent of Occupational Stress among Primary and Secondary School Teachers in Relation to Sex (male and Female) in Sirsa


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1 Department of Sociology, GSSS, Chakkan, India
2 Department of Education, CDLU, Sirsa, Haryana, India
     

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Occupational Stress has become increasing common in teaching profession largely because of increased job complexities and increased economic pressure on individual. A major source of distress among teachers is the result of failure of school to meet the social needs and job demands of the teachers. This paper analytically discusses the occupational stress among primary and secondary school teachers in relation to sex(male and female) in sirsa. "The occupational stress index" was used to measuare the extent of stress which employee perceive arising from various constituents and condtion of their jobs. During study in sirsa city of haryana a sample of 200 primary and secondary school teachers of government and private school was taken by random sampling technique.The analysis indicates that there is significant difference in occupational stress ofprimary male and female as secondary male teachers are found to be more prone to occupational stress than secondary female teachers.

Keywords

Occupational Stress, Gender, School Teacher
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Neeru Bala
Department of Sociology, GSSS, Chakkan, India
Nivedita Hooda
Department of Education, CDLU, Sirsa, Haryana, India

Abstract


Occupational Stress has become increasing common in teaching profession largely because of increased job complexities and increased economic pressure on individual. A major source of distress among teachers is the result of failure of school to meet the social needs and job demands of the teachers. This paper analytically discusses the occupational stress among primary and secondary school teachers in relation to sex(male and female) in sirsa. "The occupational stress index" was used to measuare the extent of stress which employee perceive arising from various constituents and condtion of their jobs. During study in sirsa city of haryana a sample of 200 primary and secondary school teachers of government and private school was taken by random sampling technique.The analysis indicates that there is significant difference in occupational stress ofprimary male and female as secondary male teachers are found to be more prone to occupational stress than secondary female teachers.

Keywords


Occupational Stress, Gender, School Teacher