Qualitative Analysis Essay

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In order to unmask the some other secreted factors which were not recognized by quantitative analysis, qualitative method of data collection was also used. Qualitative analysis is an efficient tool for obtaining information regarding values, attitude, opinions and behavior of specific population (Mack et al., 2005). Qualitative investigation in current study was mainly based on key informant interviews. The key informants are the informed people whose experiences, views and annotations relevant to the specific topic; are shared by the researchers in order to explore a occurrence under study (Patton, 1990). Different people have different capabilities for explaining and verbally expressing information however, it is useful to take small number…show more content…
It was noticed that just 10 % of the families were being headed by women (mothers-in-law); moreover, according to GOP (2004) 9.3% of family in Punjab were being headed by women. It was also establish that women head the families commonly the lack or death of their husband’s. This lesser quantity of women headed families, as compared to men headed families, is a clear suggestion of dominated patriarchal organization in Punjab,…show more content…
However, for 11.5% 75 of the respondents selection of life spouse was made by the parents with the proper assent of the respondents while only 6.9% of the respondents made self-determining result regarding the selection of their marriage spouse (table 4.1.5). These figures point to that in spite of the woman has a right to select her husband but the existing socio-cultural situation does not allow them to practice this right
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