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Lowinger, Robert; Song, Hyun-a – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2017
This study explored Asian American students' likelihood of selecting STEM over liberal arts or business college majors using the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002. Student-level variables were the strongest predictors of college major, followed by parent-level variables, and background variables. Academic achievement and interest were the…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, STEM Education, Majors (Students), College Choice
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Suárez-Perdomo, Arminda; Byrne, Sonia; Rodrigo, Maria-José – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
The quality of the online resources for parents offering access to open knowledge has hardly received attention despite their increasing number. This paper provides a framework to examine the ethical and content quality of parenting resources. The ethical criteria were based on "the Health on the Net" (HON) framework whereas the content…
Descriptors: Ethics, Information Sources, Child Rearing, Web Sites
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Jabagchourian, John J.; Sorkhabi, Nadia; Quach, Wendy; Strage, Amy – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2014
A vast literature documents a host of advantages conferred upon middle class European American children whose parents employ an authoritative style of parenting, including enhanced academic achievement and positive behavioral outcomes. The literature is much less clear about the relationship between parental authority style and child outcomes in…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Hispanic Americans, Correlation, Academic Achievement
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Callow, Ella; Tahir, Munazza; Feldman, Maurice – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2017
Background: Parents with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs) are over-represented in child welfare cases. Although IQ "per se" is an invalid indicator of parenting abilities, this study examined the prevalence of judicial consideration of parental IQ test evidence in US appellate cases. Methods: The present authors…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Intelligence Quotient, Child Welfare, Intellectual Disability
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Swanson, Jodi; Valiente, Carlos; Lemery-Chalfant, Kathryn; O'Brien, T. Caitlin – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2011
This study examined ego resilience and engagement coping as mediators of the relationships between supportive and controlling parenting practices and early adolescents' academic achievement, social competence, and physical health. Participants were 240 predominantly Mexican American early adolescents, their parents, and their teachers. There were…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Self Concept, Mexican Americans, Academic Achievement
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Holden, George W.; Hawk, Carol Kozak; Smith, Margaret M.; Singh, Jimmy P.; Ashraf, Rose – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2017
Coercive responses to children's behavior are well recognized to be problematic for children's adjustment. Less well understood is how parental social cognition is linked to discipline. In this study we sought to link metaparenting--parents' thoughts about their parenting--to the use of coercive discipline. We predicted that mothers who engaged in…
Descriptors: Discipline, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship, African Americans
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Goodlett, Benjamin D.; Trentacosta, Christopher J.; McLear, Caitlin; Crespo, Laura; Wheeler, Rebecca; Williams, Alexis; Chaudhry, Kiren; Smith-Darden, Joanne – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2017
Maternal depressive symptoms predict negative child behaviors, including internalizing problems. However, protective factors, such as positive emotionality and positive parenting behaviors, may play an important a role in attenuating associations between maternal depressive symptoms and child behavior problems. This article presents two studies…
Descriptors: Mothers, Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), At Risk Persons
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Pong, Suet-ling; Johnston, Jamie; Chen, Vivien – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2010
Our study re-examines the relationship between parenting and school performance among Asian students. We use two sources of data: wave I of the Adolescent Health Longitudinal Survey (Add Health), and waves I and II of the Taiwan Educational Panel Survey (TEPS). Analysis using Add Health reveals that the Asian-American/European-American difference…
Descriptors: Asians, Academic Achievement, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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White, Rebecca M. B.; Roosa, Mark W.; Weaver, Scott R.; Nair, Rajni L. – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2009
Family stress theory can explain associations between contextual stressors and parenting. The theory, however, has not been tested among Mexican Americans or expanded to include cultural-contextual risks. This study examined associations between neighborhood, economic, and acculturative stressors and parenting behaviors in a sample of 570…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Mexican Americans, Child Rearing, Depression (Psychology)
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Garrett-Peters, Patricia; Mills-Koonce, Roger; Zerwas, Stephanie; Cox, Martha; Vernon-Feagans, Lynne – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2011
Contextual, mother-, child-, and father-level variables were examined in association with fathers' emotion talk to infants during a shared picture book activity, in an ethnically diverse, low-income sample (N = 549). Significant main effects included the rate of emotion talk from fathers' romantic partners (i.e., the infant's mother), infant…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship, Interaction
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Coley, Rebekah Levine; Lewin-Bizan, Selva; Carrano, Jennifer – Journal of Family Issues, 2011
Although scholars and policy makers herald the promotive influence of fathers' parenting involvement, limited research has carefully delineated effects of fathers' parenting on low-income children's development and whether early contributions from fathers confer long-term protective effects. Using data from the Three-City Study (N = 261), analyses…
Descriptors: Low Income, Family Characteristics, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Lauderdale-Littin, Stacy; Blacher, Jan – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2017
Background: Having a child with intellectual disability impacts all family members, with both parents and siblings having to adjust. Negative impact on the typically developing sibling, specifically, has been shown to vary based on caregiving responsibilities and mothers' stress level. Method: This study gathered information from 238 Latina and…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Hispanic Americans, Whites, Mothers
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Hines, Erik M.; Holcomb-McCoy, Cheryl – Journal of Counseling & Development, 2013
Parental characteristics, ecological factors, and the academic achievement of African American male high school students were examined. One hundred fifty-three 11th and 12th grade African American males completed the Parenting Style Index (Steinberg, Lamborn, Darling, Mounts, & Dornbusch, 1994) and a demographic questionnaire. Results…
Descriptors: Males, African American Students, High School Students, Child Rearing
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Weed, Keri; Morales, Dawn A.; Harjes, Rachel – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2013
Trajectories of depressive symptoms were compared between European American and African American boys and girls from ages 8 to 14 in a longitudinal sample of 130 children born to adolescent mothers. Mixed-effects regression modeling was used to analyze individual and group differences in level of depressive symptoms and their changes over time.…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Parenting Styles, Parent Attitudes
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Yau, Jenny; Watkins, Rocio – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
This qualitative study explored the intertwining relationships among the concepts of parental autonomy support, parental control, and cultural values for Mexican American families. The study was guided by the following questions: (1) What elements of parental autonomy support are identified in Mexican American parents' involvement in their…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Mothers, Personal Autonomy, Social Values
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