Leisure and Indian Joint Family System - a Some Case Studies of Hyderabad Karnataka Region

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 8:30 AM
Room: 301
Oral Presentation
Basawraj S GULSHETTY , Inmadar MSW PG College Gulbarga, Gulbarga University GULBARGA, Gulbarga, India
The study of Indian joint family system and Leisure is assuming importance ,especially developing countries of the world in general - India is in particular. The study of indian family system deserves specially attention, not only because they are born in Indian families but also here the family system differs in material respects from the western family system. The family in India does not consist only of husband , wife, their childern but also of uncles, aunts ,cousins and grandsons . This system called as joint family or extended family system , is a peculiar characterstics of the Indian social life . A son after marriages does not usually seperate himself from the parents but continious to stay with them under the same roof, messing together and holding property in common. the family has joint property and every person has his share in it sisnce the time he is born . The earnings of all the members are put in a common fund out of which family expenses are met . Non-earning members has much share as the earning members. the joint family system is in rural India thus like a socialistic community in which everyone earns according to their capicity also recieves  according to his needs.

          The joint family system provides more leisure , sinse the work is shared by all members on the bases of age, sex and expeirence , they get more leisure time and more hands at home can finish off their work  with minimum time and provide enough leisure to the members to relax.  In this study an attempt had made to  analysis and interpret the information collected of some joint fanmily system cases with personal interview of the members of the joint family system in Hyderabad - karnataka region of India.