Socio Economic Status In Education

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A STUDY OF RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FRUSTRATION AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF DIFFERENT STREAMS Anis Jahan, Associate Professor, Department of Education, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P., India dr.anisjahan@gmail.com Mob.963965354 Abstract Socio economic status (SES) is one of the most widely used contextual variables in educational research. SES as a variable is mainly used to find its correlation with various variables such as anxiety, stress, complex, study habits and academic achievement. Socio-economic status refers to a specific hierarchy in social positions which can be used to illustrate a person’s overall social status. It can be indicated by a number of sub concepts such as, level of education,…show more content…
Introduction Socio economic status (SES) is one of the most widely used contextual variables in educational research. SES as a variable is mainly used to find its correlation with various variables such as anxiety, stress, complex, study habits and academic achievement. Socio-economic status refers to a specific hierarchy in social positions which can be used to illustrate a person’s overall social status. It can be indicated by a number of sub concepts such as, level of education, profession, economic position, lifestyle, health, aspiration, use of gadgets, services and leisure facilities that the family enjoys. Socio-economic status plays an important role in determining the level of self-concept in an individual. It is the first important thing in determining, what a student is and what he is going to be in future and what he feels about himself and others. In some homes, the parents who are well educated and possess good social background and wholesome personality, they nurture their children according to the changing lifestyle, fashion and psychological principles. So, as a result of this changing pattern of behavior among adults, their children (adolescents) also develop positive thinking about others and…show more content…
Upadhyay and Tiwari (1985) conducted a similar study whose results indicated that low socio-economic status is a major causal factor associated with frustration. A tendency of students with higher socio-economic status to have less anxiety than those of with lower socio-economic status was also found. Arunima (1989) carried out a socio- psychological appraisal of aggression in children. Positive relationship was found between aggression and low socio-economic status of parents. In a study carried out by Zainuddin and Taluja (1990) on aggression and locus of control among undergraduates, it was found that students having low and middle levels of socio-economic status, both among male and female groups, were found to be more aggressive. Rizwan (2004) carried out a study of the relationship between adjustment and academic achievement of lower socio-economic adolescents. He found that a significant relationship existed between academic achievement and socio-economic status on the total sample and a positive relationship between the social variables. High achievers were from better socio-economic status or vice- versa, while the relationship between adjustment and academic achievement

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