OCCUPATIONAL WELL-BEING IN BRICK KILN INDUSTRY: A SOCIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF WORKERS' EXPERIENCES IN PUNJAB, PAKISTAN

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  • Rab Nawaz Bhatti PhD Scholar, Department of Sociology & Criminology, University of Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Mian Ghulam Yasin Pro-Vice Chancellor, Department of Sociology & Criminology, University of Sargodha, Pakistan
  • Tauqeer Ahmed Lak Lecturer, Department of Sociology & Criminology, University of Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53664/JSRD/05-02-2024-04-39-54

Abstract

The study's objective was to explore occupational well-being of brick kiln workers. The impetus of this research is to improve the brick kiln laborers' well-being. The study's population of concern included the four districts of Punjab, Pakistan. Two districts selected from the South, Punjab, Multan and Jhang, and two from east of the Punjab are Sialkot and Kasur. The in-depth interviews (qualitative) & interview schedule (quantitative) methods were used to collect data. For the qualitative part, 10 stakeholders were selected purposively for in-depth interviews. For quantitative part, the convenient sampling technique was used for data collection. Both, qualitative data and quantitative data were analyzed through diverse statistics procedures as per requirements of study. Results show that occupational well-being was moderately positively correlated with theoretical model of Keyes. The findings are based on qualitative part with theme interpretation, and next quantitative part is divided into two distinct segments, namely descriptive data analysis and inferential data analysis. Data was analyzed by using SPSS & smart PLS-SEM, which are main tools used to scrutinize structural equation models.

Author Biography

Mian Ghulam Yasin, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Department of Sociology & Criminology, University of Sargodha, Pakistan

Pro, Dr Mian Ghulam Yasin

Pro Vice Chancellor

Chairman Department of Sociology & Criminology

University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan

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Published

22-05-2024

How to Cite

Rab Nawaz Bhatti, Mian Ghulam Yasin, & Tauqeer Ahmed Lak. (2024). OCCUPATIONAL WELL-BEING IN BRICK KILN INDUSTRY: A SOCIOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF WORKERS’ EXPERIENCES IN PUNJAB, PAKISTAN. JOURNAL OF SOCIAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT, 5(2), 39–54. https://doi.org/10.53664/JSRD/05-02-2024-04-39-54

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