ERIC Number: EJ651628
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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An Exploratory Study of the Relationships between Family Functioning and Parenting Styles: The Perceptions of Mothers of Young Grade School Children.
Mupinga, Emily Evellyne; Garrison, M. E. Betsy; Pierce, Sarah H.
Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, v31 n1 p112-29 Sep 2002
A study of 151 mothers of elementary students identified relationships between parenting styles (authoritative, authoritarian, permissive) and family functioning (adaptability, cohesion). Families with balanced and moderately balanced levels of adaptability and cohesion had higher levels of authoritative parenting. Midrange balance was associated with authoritarian parenting. (Contains 32 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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