ERIC Number: EJ551009
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Beyond Meta-Analysis: A Plea for a Family Systems View of Attachment.
Cowan, Philip A.
Child Development, v68 n4 p601-03 Aug 1997
Argues that although meta-analysis makes an important contribution to summarizing attachment studies, it limits the conceptual understanding to simple causal models and ignores family systems models that could illuminate the development of secure and insecure attachment. Maintains that fathers' role in attachment and the impact of the quality of the marital relationship on attachment should also be considered. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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