ERIC Number: EJ493689
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Parenting Styles and Beliefs about Parental Authority.
Smetana, Judith G.
New Directions for Child Development, n66 p21-36 Win 1994
Suggests that models of parenting style, such as Baumrind's popular model, are insensitive to variations in parenting resulting from characteristics of the different situations in which the parenting is expressed. Argues that considering parenting in context adds greater specificity to the model and enhances the potential for predicting child competence and development. (ET)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A