Political Awareness A Link to Civic Responsibility

V. Sasikala, S. Francisca

Abstract


The present study examines the relationship between political awareness and civic responsibilities of history students. The sample comprised of 1611 students studying B.A.(history) in various arts and science colleges in the districts of Tamilnadu. Descriptive method using survey as technique was used to solve the present problem. Political Awareness Test (PAT) and Exercise of Civic Responsibility Scale (ECRS) developed and validated by the Sasikala, V. and Francisca, S. (2016) were used for collecting the required data. The findings revealed a positive correlation between political awareness and civic responsibility and its dimensions such as political responsibility, democratic responsibility, national responsibility, personal responsibility and ECR in total. But there existed a negative correlation between political awareness and environmental responsibility of history students.


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