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Family factors as a determination of devious behaviors among primary school pupils - a case study of Gwale local government area, Kano state

 Department: Education  
 By: usericon rainnjazz  

 Project ID: 2300
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Abstract
This study examined family factors as determinants of deviant behaviors among primary school pupils in Gwale Local Government Area, Kano State. To guide the study, seven research questions were posed. The study adopted a correlational research design. The population of the study comprised of all the public primary pupils in Gwale Local Government Area, Kano State. A questionnaire was used as an instrument for the study. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer research questions one, six and seven, while Pearson product moment correlation coefficient was used to answer research questions two, three, four and five. Regression analysis was used to test hypotheses one, two, three and four, while ANOVA was used to test hypotheses five. The major findings of the study revealed that primary school pupils exhibited 12 out of 15 types of deviant behaviours such as indulging in exam malpractice, not devoted to studies, Bullying weaker pupils, fighting among pupils, lateness to school, and keeping bad friends among others as identified. It also showed that the authoritarian family leadership style had a significant relationship with primary school pupil’s deviant behaviour. Again it was discovered that the authoritative family leadership style also called assertive, democratic or balance family leadership style had a significant relationship on the pupil’s deviant behaviour negatively. Moreover, permissive family leadership style had also shown a significant relationship on primary school pupils’ deviant behaviour. The result also indicated that the neglectful family leadership style had significant relationship on primary school pupils’ deviant behaviour. Furthermore, the result showed that family size had a significant influence on deviant behaviour exhibited by primary school pupils in Gwale Local Government Area, Kano State. I...
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