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ERIC Number: EJ897478
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
ISSN: ISSN-0256-2928
Adolescents in the Postsocialist Slovenia: Between Parental Authority and Autonomy
Kuhar, Metka
European Journal of Psychology of Education, v25 n3 p363-380 Sep 2010
The study examines the relationship between parental and adolescents' perceptions of (communicative) ways of parental power assertion in situations challenging parental authority (dialogical communication, parental reminder, nonreciprocal communication), the perceived most probable outcomes of these situations, and attitudes toward ideal outcomes (adolescent's compliance, agreement, parental tolerance, adolescent's self-responsibility, adolescent's disobedience). The sample consisted of 194 firstborn children aged 11 to 18 and both of their parents living in Slovenia. The study shows that parents and their preferences continue to be the driving force behind the rules within the family while children have little maneuvering space regarding their parents' demands, but they develop different forms of compliance, from internalized obedience to solely superficial and provisional compliance.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Slovenia