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ERIC Number: EJ958808
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Apr
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 47
ISSN: ISSN-0197-6664
Family Distance Regulation and School Engagement in Middle-School-Aged Children
Bartle-Haring, Suzanne; Younkin, Felisha Lotspeich; Day, Randal
Family Relations, v61 n2 p192-206 Apr 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore how family distance regulation and other family demographic factors influence parenting behavior and family routines, which, in turn, influences the child's school engagement. The data from the project came from a larger study conducted in a large Northwestern urban area and included both two-parent and single-parent families. These two family structures were compared in order to emphasize that it is the foundational family process of family distance regulation that supports other parenting practices as well as chronic stress that leads to school engagement regardless of the number of parents in the household. Implications for practice and the results of this study in relation to previous literature are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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