International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 2, Issue 3 (2017)

Perceptions of adolescents regarding armed conflict in Kashmir


Dr. Muzamil Jan, Shazia Manzoor

The present study was an attempt to observe the attitude of adolescents regarding armed conflict in Kashmir as per affect of conflict (intact and disrupted), dwelling and gender. The sample was selected through multi stage sampling technique. For the sample 800 adolescents were selected from urban and rural areas of Kashmir. The sample was collected with the help of self-constructed questionnaire. The study shows that the majority of intact-disrupted adolescents, adolescent boys-girls and rural-urban adolescents perceive armed conflict in Kashmir as political conflict. Adolescents in greater number believe that state government and armed force are responsible for unrest in Kashmir. A meager fraction of adolescents holds militants and local leaders culpable. Majority of adolescents expect that normalcy will return to Kashmir. Adolescents prefer good governance and peaceful dialogue in context to this.
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Dr. Muzamil Jan, Shazia Manzoor. Perceptions of adolescents regarding armed conflict in Kashmir. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2017, Pages 188-194
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