Relationship between Television Violence and Social Aggression a Study Conducted on Youth of Rural Areas of Punjab

Relationship between Television Violence and Social Aggression a Study Conducted on Youth of Rural Areas of Punjab

 

Muhammad Irfan Qadir

University of Central Punjab, Lahore

Professor Dr. Shafiq Jullandhry

University of Central Punjab, Lahore

Abstract

This study investigates the relationship between television violence and the social aggression of youth of rural areas of Punjab. This study is helpful to examine the exposure and attitude toward television violence of rural area youth of Punjab. This study also examined the impact of television violence on the social aggression of youth.  Cross-sectional research design is used in this study and data was collected from the youth of the rural areas of nine divisions of Punjab. A total of 344 respondents were taken as sample size and a stratified sampling technique is used for data collection from the concerned population. The results of this study are generated through statistical software SPSS and Smart PLS. It was hypothesized that exposure toward television violence and the social aggression of youth have a positive relationship. The statistical test results show positive relationship among all hypotheses. So findings of the study help to conclude that exposure, attitude, and cognition toward television violence has an impact on the social aggression of youth of rural areas of Punjab.

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