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Caste feel and Personal preference

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posted on 2019-10-08, 00:08 authored by Naveed ShibliNaveed Shibli, Hina Saleem

Caste is a known reality in rural subcontinent. In a randomized group design 265 college students belonging to 13 caste groups selected with a questionnaire for high ’caste feel’,and were given a few other structured questionnaires comprising of the questions about day to day matters for personal preference. It was assumed that caste feel because of integrated heredity transmission, group belongingness, identity, familial or other social or personal reasons may predict some personal preference patterns? Findings reflected visible similarity in participants’ response patterns due to may be a mix of nature and nature and its role in social groups, the information could be useful for varied applications, more studies would clarify further.


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  • Pakistan

Lead author job role

  • Higher Education Faculty 4-yr College

Lead author institution

Department of Psychology Riphah International University Faisalabad

Human Participants

  • Yes

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The study was conducted in accordance with the recommendations of the Ethics Committee of Riphah International University Faisalabad: the protocol of the study was approved by the committee on the assurance that all subjects participating in the study would sign written consent forms prior to participation, which was exercised as directed.


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