NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
ERIC Number: EJ398641
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Parenting Perceptions in Rural and Urban Families: Is There a Difference?
Coleman, Marilyn; And Others
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v51 n2 p329-35 May 1989
Examined and compared the perceptions of parenthood by 127 rural and 145 urban couples in relation to 4 dependent variables of child development (physical, intellectual, social, and emotional), using a Q-sort methodology. Rural parents emphasized intellectual and emotional development significantly more than did urban parents, and emphasized social development significantly less. Gender-based comparative findings are also reported. (TE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A