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ERIC Number: EJ929588
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 68
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0256-8543
The Phenomenon of Sibling Teasing: Three Mothers' Perceptions of Their Children's Teasing Behaviors
Harwood, Debra
Journal of Research in Childhood Education, v24 n4 p366-385 2010
Teasing is often regarded as a rite of passage, a normal and common activity of childhood. Yet teasing is a complex relational issue involving many elements, such as intent, verbal utterances, nonverbal behavior, meaning, interpretation, and emotional affect. Teasing within the sibling relationship can be a source of great parental frustration, as parents often lack a clear understanding of how to address the behavior. Mothers' perceptions of their children's teasing, their own self-history with teasing, and responses to observed teasing scenarios may directly affect the nature, form, and function of sibling teasing, at times acting as an unintended license to tease.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada