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Kohler, Maxie; Aldridge, Jerry; Christensen, Lois M.; Kilgo, Jennifer – Childhood Education, 2012
A "tiger mom" is a term popularized with the publication of Amy Chua's "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" (2011). Chua points to the tiger as a "living symbol of strength and power, [which] generally inspires fear and respect" (n.p.); the term "tiger mother" or "tiger mom" quickly became part of the popular lexicon. Chua perceives the tiger mom's…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Mothers
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Huang, Keng-Yen; Caughy, Margaret O'Brien; Lee, Li-Ching; Miller, Therese; Genevro, Janice – Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 2008
This study examined the stability of maternal punitive/high-power discipline (PD) and inductive/authoritative discipline (ID) over the second and third years of life and the effect of maternal discipline on quality of mother-child interactions. Data from a longitudinal sample with 179 mother-toddler dyads were analyzed, and selected factors (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Discipline, Mothers, Toddlers, Parent Child Relationship
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Simons, Leslie Gordon; Conger, Rand D. – Journal of Family Issues, 2007
Using longitudinal data from a sample of 451 families with a child in eighth grade at the time of study, three research questions have been addressed: First, the study explored the ways in which mothers and fathers differ with regard to four parenting styles. Second, the study examined the manner in which individual parenting styles combine to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Grade 8, Child Rearing, Fathers
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Kuczynski, Leon; Kochanska, Grazyna – Child Development, 1995
Examined mothers' demands during mothers' interactions with their 1.5- to 3.5-year olds. Mothers with authoritative child-rearing attitudes emphasized proactive, competence-oriented demands and avoided regulatory control. Maternal demands for competent action predicted fewer behavior problems in their children at age five; maternal demands focused…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Child Behavior, Child Rearing, Competence
Chen, Fu-mei; Luster, Tom – 1999
This study examined authoritative and authoritarian parenting and specific parenting practices among Chinese mothers with preschoolers. The final sample consisted of 463 mothers with their 3 to 7 year-olds from 11 preschools, in Taiwan. Mothers completed a Chinese translation of the Parenting Behavior Questionnaire that assessed their parenting…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Foreign Countries, Mothers, Parent Attitudes
Davis, Susan; Eppler-Wolff, Nancy – Teachers College Press, 2009
How can we keep children safe in an uncertain world, but also raise them to be confident in taking the healthy, emotional risks necessary to succeed in life? The authors of this unique book--two clinical psychologists, who are also mothers--provide essential guidance for parents and teachers. They explain, step-by-step, how to help children become…
Descriptors: Parents, Children, Risk, Child Rearing
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Roopnarine, Jaipaul L.; Krishnakumar, Ambika; Metindogan, Aysegul; Evans, Melanie – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2006
This study examined the influence of parenting styles, parent-child academic involvement at home, and parent-school contact on academic skills and social behaviors among kindergarten-age children of Caribbean immigrants. Seventy immigrant mothers and fathers participated in the study. Hierarchical regression analyses revealed that fathers'…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Academic Achievement
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Xu, Yiyuan; Farver, Jo Ann M.; Zhang, Zengxiu; Zeng, Qiang; Yu, Lidong; Cai, Beiying – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2005
Parenting styles and mother-child interaction were examined with 97 Mainland Chinese mothers (M age = 29.64 years, SD = 3.64) and their young children (M = 24.30 months, SD = 4.57). Mothers completed questionnaires about their parenting styles, orientation to Chinese cultural values, perceived parenting stress, and sources of social support. The…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Questionnaires
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Miletic, Anne – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 1986
L. Gordon's Survey of Interpersonal Values was used to compare 136 parents of normal and learning disabled children. Fathers of LD boys scored higher on Independence and Leadership and lower on Conformity and Support. Mothers of LD boys favored authoritative attitudes; same-sexed experimental mothers valued conformity and sources of emotional and…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Learning Disabilities, Parent Attitudes, Values
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McGillicuddy-De Lisi, Ann V.; De Lisi, Richard – Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2007
College students (N = 125) reported their perceptions of family relations in response to vignettes that presented 5 different parenting styles. Participants viewed family relations as most positive when parents were portrayed as authoritative or permissive and as most negative when parents were portrayed as uninvolved-neglecting or authoritarian.…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Mothers, Parenting Styles
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Santrock, John W.; Warshak, Richard A. – Journal of Social Issues, 1979
Children living with the opposite sex parent seem to be less well adjusted than children living with the same sex parent. However, in both father custody and mother custody families, authoritative parenting by the custodial parent is positively linked with the child's competent social behavior. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Children, Fathers, Females, Males
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Winsler, A.; Madigan, A.L.; Aquilino, S.A. – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2005
The goal of the present study was to investigate perceived similarities and differences in parenting styles between mothers and fathers in the same family. The 56 parents of 28 preschool children independently completed the parenting styles and dimensions questionnaire (PSDQ) [Robinson, C. C., Mandleco, B., Frost Olsen, S., & Hart, C. H. (2001).…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Spouses, Measurement Techniques, Child Rearing
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Sandstrom, Marlene J. – British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2007
This study examines the association between maternal disciplinary strategies and children's level of relational aggression, and then compares these associations with those found with overt aggression. Eighty-two 4th graders (aged 9-11 years) completed peer nomination measures of relational and overt aggression, and their mothers completed a…
Descriptors: Aggression, Mothers, Gender Differences, Parenting Styles
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Lamborn, Susie D.; Moua, MyLou – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2008
Hmong American adolescents' perceptions of their parents were examined using the parenting styles and family ecologies models. Individual interviews of forty 11- to 18-year-old Hmong American teenagers resulted in open-ended and fixed-choice responses. In the open-ended responses, adolescents emphasized themes of parental involvement and depending…
Descriptors: Mothers, Hmong People, Parent Participation, Parenting Styles
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Mupinga, Emily Evellyne; Garrison, M. E. Betsy; Pierce, Sarah H. – Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 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…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Family Structure, Mothers, Parent Attitudes
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