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Constraint of Family Structure in Youth Progress: A Study of Urban Slum of Lucknow District, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (A Central University), Vidya Bihar, RaibareliRoad, Lucknow, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 1, Issue (2), Pages 6-9, October,14 (2012)


Family structures are defined in terms of their internal composition. The number of members that integrate each model and their relationship, the marital status of the parents and if there is the responsibility of rising of youth. This study was carried the objective: Tomapout demographic characteristics, environmental behaviorand socio-economic assessment among youth in the study. This study was conducted on 110 youth (15 to 24 years) age group of urban slum area of Lucknow city. The duration of the study was 11 months (July 2011 May 2012). The approaches adopted for the study was multistage random sampling to cover the area of study (Ambedkar Nagar, Rajabazar, Aishbagh from Zone 2 and Sarojini Nagar 1stand 2nd, Kharika, Hind Nagar, Sharda Nagar From Zone 5). The tools in the present study were predesigned and pretested questionnaire for family level information .There were 59 male respondents and 51 female respondents participate in that educational achievement test therefore 6 family included. The highest number of intact family in slum area of Lucknowcity. Regarding to belongingness of family a majority of study subjects lived in intact family. Youth were involved in education and working field. Mostly youth involved in the working area so that they alive their own life neatly and cleanly.


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