ERIC Number: EJ602767
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000-Feb
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Contemporary Research on Parenting. The Case for Nature and Nurture.
Collins, W. Andrew; Maccoby, Eleanor E.; Steinberg, Laurence; Hetherington, E. Mavis; Bornstein, Marc H.
American Psychologist, v55 n2 p218-32 Feb 2000
Examines contemporary research on parental socialization. Highlights research designs that consider inherited, dispositional, and experiential factors in estimating influence. Describes evidence addressing issues of causality regarding the scope and nature of parental influences. Recommends basing conclusions about the significance of parenting on the emerging body of research that incorporates both individual and social factors and their interrelations. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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