International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Anthropology Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022

Patterns of Behavioural Changes among Adolescent Boys: A Sociological Analysis of Imphal West District in Manipur

Nameirakpam Prembala Chanu

Abstract: Manipur is one of the North Eastern states of the country, having an area of 22, 327 sq. kms. As per the Census of 2011, the total population of Manipur is 27, 21, 756. Between 2001 and 2011, the population of the state has grown at a rate of 18.65 percent. According to the 2011 census, adolescents form about 21% of the total population of Manipur i. e 4, 52, 661. Among them the population of male adolescent is 2, 25, 130 and female adolescent is 2, 27, 531. Manipur is known all over the world for its achievement in sports as well as dance, martial arts, etc. Many youths of the state have achieved excellence in their chosen field. Adolescents constitute more than one - fifth of the world?s population. India is home to more than 22.5 crore adolescents, the largest ever cohort of young people to make a transition to adulthood. Available evidence suggests that they are also often viewed as a vulnerable group of people with problems, disturbances and rebellion. Therefore, addressing the main problems faced by this segment of the population and improving the quality of life of the adolescents is imperative. The project will discuss the major problems faced by the adolescents in one of the north - eastern states in India i. e., Manipur. The study attempts to highlight the impacts of modern IT like mobile phones, internet, and peer pressure to change their behaviour and attitude. Now, a lot changes in the behaviour of adolescent boys to compare to last two - three decades. Moreover, the study will discuss to the three prominent social problems viz., malnutrition, Health problem and changing life style and behaviour patterns faced by the adolescents of Manipur. Methodology: The present study is adopted both primary and secondary sources of data in order to get a scientific result. And, data is collected through an interview schedule with the help of random sampling method. Data is representing with the help of statistical tables.

Keywords: Adolescent, behavioural pattern, life style

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022,

Pages: 132 - 134

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