Prosocial Behaviour of Citizens in Bangalore City, Karnataka State

Scholedge International Journal of Multidisciplinary & Allied Studies

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Title Prosocial Behaviour of Citizens in Bangalore City, Karnataka State
 
Creator Rao, Rachita; Student, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru, Karnataka
Ramani B Karalam, Sheeja; Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru, Karnataka
 
Subject
prosocial behaviour, citizen, bystander

 
Description Of late there is an increase in the number of harmful incidence in public spheres. Hence, the prosocial behaviour of bystanders is important to support persons in such incidents. This study aims at understanding the prosocial behaviours of bystanders of the metropolitan city in the southern part of India. A qualitative exploratory study was conducted with six respondents aged between 30-50 years. In-depth interviews were conducted, audio-recorded and transcribed later. The data were analyzed using thematic analysis. The qualitative analysis found two major themes such as factors that encourage citizen’s prosocial behaviour that includes sense of belongingness, empathy, positive experiences, convenience and factors that discourage citizen’s prosocial behaviour that include fear of being blamed, fear of being attacked, corruption and time-consuming procedures, barriers in understanding language, negative experiences.
 
Publisher SCHOLEDGE Publishing
 
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Date 2019-12-24
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
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Peer-reviewed Article

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://thescholedge.org/index.php/sijmas/article/view/605
 
Source Scholedge International Journal of Multidisciplinary & Allied Studies ISSN 2394-336X; Vol 6, No 10 (2019); 105-112
2394-336X
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://thescholedge.org/index.php/sijmas/article/view/605/547
 
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