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ERIC Number: EJ1089874
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1350-293X
Constructing Affective Security in Children: Case Study in Educational Environments
Margenat, Montserrat; Dalmau, Mariona; Vendrell, Roser; Ibarz, Lidia
European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, v24 n1 p25-36 2016
In line with Bowlby's theoretical approach, where he established a relationship between the quality of experiences lived in the first relationships and subsequent behaviours, we are carrying out a case study research project. The objectives are as follows: (1) To describe interactive patterns as observed in natural contexts and focusing on the parent-child relationship, and (2) to determine the role of educators in training and/or stimulating attachment and/or separation strategies. We have carried out a longitudinal study for two academic years. Three cases were studied with elements from different socio-cultural contexts and with mothers' needs being different from those of their children. The methodological approach was a qualitative analysis of Bronfenbrenner's microsystems, stressing the fact that the style of parent-child relationship has an influence on the child's emotional-social development. Moreover, the intervention of educators offers a relationship model that promotes both the child's and the mother's autonomy, which has a positive repercussion on the development of each member of this dyad.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Preschool Education; Early Childhood Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Spain
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