Social Adjustment of Transgender: A Study of District Chiniot, Punjab (Pakistan)

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  • Tanveer Abbas Department of Sociology, University of Sargodha
  • Yasir Nawaz Department of Sociology, University of Sargodh
  • Muhammad Ali Department of Sociology, University of Agriculture, DG khan Campus
  • Nisar Hussain Department of Sociology, University of Sargodha
  • Rab Nawaz Department of Sociology, University of Sargodha

Abstract

This research paper looks at social adjustment of transgender of Pakistan and how they are survives in this society. In Pakistan transgender are a marginalized group and are commonly associated with dancing, prostitution and begging. This research looks at five dimensions of transgender, psychological, social, political, religious, and their individual adjustment. Based on fieldwork conducted in Pakistan the main factors influencing of the transgender are age, education, family structure and family members. One of the main features of the lives of many transgender is membership in a transgender community, which this research shows can have both positive and negative effects on society. The present study was designed to explore the social adjustment of transgender in district Chiniot. For the purpose of the study existing literature on the topics was thoroughly reviewed. A sample of 120 respondents was taken equally (40 from each) three randomly selected localities Towns, Villages and Mahallas. Questionnaire was prepared in the light of research objectives for data collection. Suitability of the questionnaire was examined through its pretesting on the twenty respondents Interviewing with questionnaire schedule was use as a tool to collected data. SPSS (statically package for social sciences) was used for data analysis. Statistical analysis Chi-Square secure test was taken to check the relationship between the independent and dependent variables.

DOI: 10.5901/ajis.2014.v3n1p61

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Published

2014-03-01

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Abbas, T., Nawaz, Y., Ali, M., Hussain, N., & Nawaz, R. (2014). Social Adjustment of Transgender: A Study of District Chiniot, Punjab (Pakistan). Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 3(1), 61. Retrieved from https://www.richtmann.org/journal/index.php/ajis/article/view/2063

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