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Chen, Jennifer Jun-Li; Chen, Tianying; Zheng, Xiao Xian – Early Child Development and Care, 2012
This study investigated how Chinese immigrant mothers in the USA make meaning of their parenting styles and practices in rearing their young children (aged two to six). Twelve Chinese immigrant mothers were interviewed. A key finding reveals that the Chinese immigrant mothers' parenting practices reflected the indigenous concept of jiaoyang in the…
Descriptors: Mothers, Asian Culture, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Low, Sabina; Snyder, James; Shortt, Joann Wu – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2012
Prospective associations of mothers' parenting processes, youth disclosure, and youth problem behavior were examined in a longitudinal design following 244 adolescent sibling dyads over a 3-year period. For both siblings, authoritative parenting was positively associated with youth disclosure and was negatively related to problem behavior, and…
Descriptors: Youth Problems, Behavior Problems, Sibling Relationship, Child Rearing
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Davidov, Maayan; Grusec, Joan E.; Wolfe, Janis L. – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2012
Fifty-nine 6- to 9-year-old children evaluated three discipline strategies (reasoning, verbal power assertion, acknowledgment of feelings), and mothers were asked to predict their children's evaluations. Maternal knowledge scores were derived. Mothers were less accurate at predicting their children's perceptions of discipline when the misdeed in…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Discipline, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles
Gafoor, Kunnathodi Abdul; Kurukkan, Abidha – Online Submission, 2014
The purpose of the study is to investigate the relation between parenting style and goal orientation among boys and girls in higher secondary schools of Kerala. Four types of parenting style and five categories of goal orientation. The sample comprised of 467 girls and 365 boys from higher secondary school in Kerala who were selected through…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Secondary School Students, Parenting Styles, Parent Influence
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O'Brien, Helen G. – Journal of Family Social Work, 2010
The research on child developmental outcomes underscores the importance of exploring parenting styles and identifying their multifactorial and intergenerational influences. This descriptive study examined the individual parenting styles of a sample of 82 Irish immigrant mothers and investigated the factors that influenced their individual…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Foreign Countries
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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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Georgiou, Stelios N.; Stavrinides, Panayiotis; Fousiani, Kyriaki – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
This study aimed at examining the existing relation among parenting, cultural value orientation, and bullying propensity at school. The participants (N = 231) were early adolescents randomly selected from 11 different schools in urban and rural areas of Cyprus. The results showed that a statistically significant relation exists between parental…
Descriptors: Bullying, Parenting Styles, Power Structure, Cultural Influences
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Soucie, Kendall M.; Lawford, Heather; Pratt, Michael W. – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2012
Age-related and individual differences in adolescents' and emerging adults' stories of real-life empathic and nonempathic experiences were examined. A total of 29 adolescents (M = 15.28, SD = 0.99) and 31 emerging adults (M = 18.23, SD = 0.56) told stories of empathic and nonempathic life events and completed measures of authoritative parenting…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Personal Narratives, Empathy, Young Adults
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Silva, Marc; Dorso, Erin; Azhar, Aisha; Renk, Kimberly – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2008
The current study examined the relationships among parenting styles experienced in childhood, anxiety, motivation, and academic success in college students. Results suggested that fathers' authoritative parenting was related to decreases, whereas mothers' authoritarian parenting was related to increases, in college students' anxiety. Further,…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Grade Point Average, Mothers
Kang, Yanrong; Moore, Joyce – Online Submission, 2011
Parenting style, as a widely studied topic, has been used by researchers and educators in the US to predict students' academic achievements. Despite its theoretical and practical significance, no much work has been conducted to test the generalizability of parenting research framed in the Western culture to the Chinese population. Parenting styles…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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De la Torre-Cruz, M. J.; García-Linares, M. C.; Casanova-Arias, P. F. – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2014
Introduction: Physical and aggressive behavior which children and adolescents show toward peers is associated to parenting styles. The aim of this research was to examine the relation between perceived parenting styles (from mothers and fathers) and the level of physical and verbal aggressive behavior, anger and hostility showed towards the peers.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Aggression
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Inam, Attiya; Nomaan, Sara; Abiodullah, Muhammad – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2016
The current research was conducted to find out the effect of parenting styles of both fathers and mothers on academic achievement of the underachiever and high achiever children. A sample of 210 participants including 70 students (35 low achievers and 35 high achievers) and their 70 parents (both fathers and mothers) was purposefully selected. The…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Academic Achievement, Underachievement, High Achievement
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Xie, Qiuzhi; Fan, Weiqiao; Wong, Paul; Cheung, Fanny M. – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2016
Student life satisfaction plays a key role in academic achievement; however, the exploration on the predictors of life satisfaction in secondary school students is insufficient. This study explored how indigenous personality traits and parenting style predicted students' life satisfaction. The participants were 718 junior secondary students in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Life Satisfaction, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables
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Almas, Alisa N.; Grusec, Joan E.; Tackett, Jennifer L. – Social Development, 2011
The relations between maternal parenting characteristics, child disclosure and secrecy, and child outcomes (positive and negative strategies for coping with distress), were examined in a study of 140 children (10-12-year-olds) and their mothers. Child disclosure and secrecy were shown to be distinct but related constructs with authoritativeness…
Descriptors: Mothers, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship, Coping
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Assadi, Seyed Mohammad; Smetana, Judith; Shahmansouri, Nazila; Mohammadi, Mohammad – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2011
Associations among parenting styles, parental authority beliefs, and adolescent-parent conflict were examined in 426 mothers of middle adolescents from 3 cities in Iran. Consistent with past research, mothers judged parental authority as less legitimate for personal than for conventional or prudential issues. Poorer, less educated mothers were…
Descriptors: Social Class, Mothers, Mother Attitudes, Conflict
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