A sociological study of the changing attitude of youth in the context of marriage
Thingujam Nikita Devi, Jai Prakash Bhatt
The present study is an attempt to study the continuity and changes in the marriage with the web of modernization in the Indian society. This paper also highlights the socio-economic status of the respondents, impact of the modernization in marriage relationships between the spouse and the changing attitudes of the youths towards the marriage system which is being in transition from traditional to modern which is influenced by the modernization and industrialization in the society. For this purpose, a total number of 269 respondents i.e., 216 P.G. Students and 53 Research Scholars from H. N. B. Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand were selected. The study was done by using the purposive sampling method and descriptive research design. This paper concluded that traditional form of marriage is changing over time in various aspects such as neglecting the rituals, spending more money in decorating the venue and modernization influence mostly among the youths, the life experience of the youths in modern societies have changed quite significantly. These changes affect the relationships with family and friends, experience in education and the labor market, leisure and lifestyle and become independent.
Thingujam Nikita Devi, Jai Prakash Bhatt. A sociological study of the changing attitude of youth in the context of marriage. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research, Volume 6, Issue 6, 2020, Pages 139-144