Headship of Family

Higher Social Scaling in Nepal




female-maintained household, headship of family, social scaling


This paper aims to investigate whether the head of the household has an impact on social scaling to fill the knowledge gap in the literature. It examines the relationship of how the headship of the family determines the social reading higher based on the various scholarly as well as institutional academic properties. Household headship and its domination in the lineage relationship in the family describe an authority position to raise the social scale of respect. The descriptive methodology is used in this article to describe the social meaning of the position held by family headship. Without looking at the contribution to household earnings to the household headship is cultural in Nepal whereas competitive headship depends upon the functional capability to lead in nuclear or extended family matters. Acknowledgment of headship is not marked by full harmony and is affected by changes in the familial life activities is paramount to social status is the crux of this study.


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How to Cite

Bhusal, D. (2021). Headship of Family: Higher Social Scaling in Nepal. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5(3). https://doi.org/10.29332/ijssh.v5n3.1575



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