Abstract

The main aim of the present research is to examine the effects of family values and media attitudes through democratic attitudes on humanity’s respect attitudes. Pakistani society is experiencing social changes with changing family structure and values through media. Modernization has changed the human thinking and motivates people to think analytically. Democratic attitude among family members including mutual consensus on family issues, right of personal opinion expression and choice at the time of mate selection enhance the respect of humanity attitude among them. A survey was conducted on 520 respondents from Punjab province through proportionate random technique and an interview schedule was used to collect information by face to face interview. The result depicts that family values and media effecting progressive views regarding respect of humanity positively. These findings are interpreted in the context of rapid social and family changes in Pakistan and similar developing settings.