I= THE IMPACT OF NUCLEAR AND JOINT FAMILY SYSTEM ON THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN KARACHI
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Title of Thesis
THE IMPACT OF NUCLEAR AND JOINT FAMILY SYSTEM ON THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN KARACHI

Author(s)
ASIA KHATOON
Institute/University/Department Details
Department of Education/ University of Karachi
Session
2007
Subject
Education
Number of Pages
743
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
nuclear family system, joint family system, academic achievement, secondary school, karachi, successful marriage, unsuccessful marriage, private school, government school

Abstract
The Impact of Nuclear and joint family system on the academic achievement of secondary school students in Karachi

Social life is a part of human nature, who forms colonies and villages by rehabilitating themselves nearest to each other and all these together create a city. Because of various reasons society is divided in rural and urban areas. Similarly. Pakistani society is also divided in rural and urban society. Prior to creation of Pakistan, the joint family system was very much liked, but today the world social changes also affected Pakistani culture, that is why with joint family system the tendency of nuclear family system is advancing, but Pakistani society is an Islamic society which gives emphasis upon children's rights in particular. The prophet peace be upon Him when ordered to parents to edify and provide better education and moral training to their children, also asked the children to display excellent behaviour towards their parents.

Earlier in Pakistan the Joint family system was enforce but nowadays because of advancement in science and industry, the tendency towards nuclear family system is advancing, The advancement of nuclear family system paves healthy effects on one side but on the other it paves unhealthy effects and all these become the root factors for destruction of a society .All these factors affect secondary school students. Therefore, the researcher felt great need and importance of this issue and intend to conduct research on the Following problem.

The Impact Of Nuclear And Joint Family System On The Academic Achievement Of Secondary School Students In Karachi The objective of this research was to evaluate the effects of nuclear and joint family system upon male and female students at secondary stage of education in Karachi. In addition to that some preliminary objectives were also be accomplished. In order to achieve these objectives, the researcher had arranged some important null hypotheses; few of them are as under: 1. There will be no significant difference in moral manners between male and female students relating to joint and nuclear family system. 2. There will be no significant difference in educational achievement between male and female students relating to joint and nuclear family system.

The present selected problem is concerned to all Pakistani nuclear & joint family system at secondary stage male and female students but due to limited resources figures from all Pakistan cannot be collected, therefore, for research purpose, the male and female students of secondary stage education from Karachi were included who belonged to joint and nuclear family system. After a piolot study through random sampling from three towns of Karachi 71 schools were selected.528 male and female students were selected. Two hundred parents of these male and female students were also selected, (one hundred from nuclear family and one hundred from joint family). One hundred ninety teachers of these male and female students were selected, ( one hundred female teachers and ninety male teachers). As a whole survey technique was adopted and in order to collect data, questionnaire and interview schedule was arranged. After collection of data it is presented in tabulated form to assess the results. The parametric "t" test was used. In non - parametric, the Chi square was used. Percentage method was also used.

It was concluded that there is relationship between family system and academic achievement of secondary school students. In the light of findings several recommendations were made for families, teachers and to improve educational system.

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1 0 Contents
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2 1 Introduction 1
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  1.1 Background 1
  1.2 Purpose Of Research 11
  1.3 Scope Of The Problem 12
  1.4 Justification 12
  1.5 Definition Of Keywords 13
  1.6 Basic Assumptions 14
  1.7 Hypotheses 14
3 2 Review Of The Related Literature 16
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  2.1 Definition 16
  2.2 Islam And Family 24
  2.3 Historical Background Of Family 34
  2.4 Different Kinds Of Family 37
  2.5 Educational Effects Of Family 46
  2.6 Effects Of Parents, Teachers And Environment On The Personality Of Child 50
  2.7 Importance Of Family 54
  2.8 Functions Of Family 57
  2.9 Changes In The Functions Of The Family 66
  2.10 Pakistani Family 76
  2.11 Functions Of The Rural Family 80
  2.12 Community 89
  2.13 Functions Of Community 91
  2.14 Social Change 92
  2.15 Change In Community System 93
  2.16 Functions Of Cities 96
  2.17 Pakistani Society And Problems Of Marriage 99
  2.18 Effects Of Successful And Unsuccessful Marriage 102
  2.19 Causes Of Change In The Structure Of Pakistani Family 107
  2.20 Related Theories 108
  2.21 Researches 113
  2.22 Evaluation Of Family System In Pakistan 123
  2.23 Opinions Of Common Men About The Nuclear And Joint Family System 124
4 3 Methodology Of Procedure 126
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  3.1 Research Strategy 126
  3.2 Population 126
  3.3 Sampling 127
  3.4 Research Instruments 129
  3.5 Procedure 130
  3.6 Plan Of Analysis 131
5 4 Analysis Of Finding 133
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  4.1 Composition Of The Sample From Private And Government Secondary School Students 133
  4.2 Item By Item Findings Of Data From Private And Government Secondary School Students 143
  4.3 Personal Data From Nuclear Family System 191
  4.4 Item By Item Findings Of Data From Nuclear Family System 199
  4.5 Personal Data Joint Family System 2 27
  4.6 Item By Item Findings Of Data From Joint Family System 255
  4.7 Personal Data From Private And Government Secondary School Female Teachers 303
  4.8 Item By Item Findings Of Data From Private And Government Secondary School Female Teachers 307
  4.9 Personal Data From Private And Government Secondary School Male Teachers 355
  4.10 Item By Item Findings Of Data From Private And Government Secondary School Male Teachers 359
  4.11 Chi Square Analysis Of Data .& Om Private And Government Secondary School Students 407
  4.12 Chi Square Analysis Of Data From Nuclear Family System 455
  4.13 Chi Square Analysis Of Data From Joint Family System 503
  4.14 Chi Square Analysis Of Data From Private And Government Secondary School Female Teachers 551
  4.15 Chi Square Analysis Of Data From Private And Government Secondary School Male Teachers 64 7
  4.16 Testing Of Hypotheses 695
  4.17 Results Of Interview 683
6 5 Summary, Findings, Discussion On Results And Recommendations 685
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  5.1 Summary 685
  5.2 Findings 689
  5.3 Discussion On Results 709
  5.4 Recommendations 7 10
  5.5 Further Research 711
7 6 Bibliography 723
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  6.1 Appendices 723