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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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Zhang, Heyi; Song, Jia; Hong, Xiumin – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2019
The present study examined associations between parents' child-based worth, psychological control, parent-child relationship, and young children's behavioral problems in terms of internalizing and externalizing problems. A sample of Chinese parents (N = 285) of children aged 30-83 (M = 57.52, SD = 13.47) months completed questionnaires to report…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Styles, Parent Attitudes
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Chen, Bin-Bin – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Purpose: Limited research has investigated how parenting stress may play a role in sibling relationships. Little is known about co-parenting in buffering against the role of parenting stress on sibling relationships. This study examined these links in a Chinese contest. Methods: A sample of 167 two-child Chinese families were recruited to attend…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Sibling Relationship, Stress Variables
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Chen, Jennifer J.; Ren, Yonggang – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
Focusing on 84 Chinese-English dual language learners (DLLs) in U.S. preschool programs serving children from low-income backgrounds, this study investigated which aspects of the home language and literacy environment and which parenting styles may be related to these DLLs' oral receptive and expressive language abilities in Chinese and English.…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Chinese, Low Income, Parenting Styles
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Li, Jun – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2010
Privileging the voices of 12 recent Chinese immigrant adolescents, this multiple-case narrative study examined their home and school experiences from the critical sociocultural perspective. The adolescent stories about home testified to the significant influence of immigrant poverty, parental sacrificial altruism, and disciplinary Chinese…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Altruism, Schools, Adolescents
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Chung, Irene Wai Ming; Chu, Hsiao-Ching; Bloom, Scott – School Social Work Journal, 2012
This article discusses a school and community collaborative initiative that targeted students of Chinese descent as a suicide at-risk population. Its main focus was to reach out to immigrant parents to help them strengthen communication and relationships with their adolescent children and to facilitate their access to mental health services in the…
Descriptors: Health Services, Prevention, Immigrants, At Risk Persons
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Xu, Yiyuan; Farver, Jo Ann M.; Zhang, Zengxiu – Child Development, 2009
This study examined the additive and interactive effects of temperament and harsh and indulgent parenting on Chinese children's proactive and reactive aggression. Participants were 401 children (M [subscript age] = 9.29 years, 203 girls) and their parents who were recruited from 2 elementary schools in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. The…
Descriptors: Aggression, Child Rearing, Foreign Countries, Parenting Styles
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Zhang, Guangzhen; Eisenberg, Nancy; Liang, Zongbao; Li, Yi; Deng, Huihua – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2017
The main goals of the present study were (a) to compare Chinese migrant and nonmigrant adolescents on mean levels of parenting, positive adjustment, and academic functioning, and to assess whether socioeconomic status (SES) accounted for any obtained differences, (b) to examine whether the relations of SES and migrant status to youths' positive…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Middle School Students
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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
Kang, Hsin-Ru – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Due to the impact of Confucianism on Taiwanese society, Taiwanese married women play multiple family roles including being a daughter-in-law, wife, mother, and working woman. Having to play multiple roles usually brings Taiwanese married women burdens and stress. It is reported that Zen meditation improves people's physical and mental wellbeing.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Asian Culture, Cultural Influences
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Hsueh, Yeh; Hao, Jun; Zhang, Hui – Policy Futures in Education, 2016
This study was the first of its kind in China to examine early childhood education experts' perspectives on the urgent educational needs of preschool-aged children. Twenty-one nationally and regionally recognized experts, including university professors, practitioners and government officials, participated in interviews. They offered critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children, Educational Needs
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Ren, Lixin; Edwards, Carolyn Pope – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
This study examines relations among Chinese parents' expectations for children's development of social-emotional skills, parenting styles, and child social competence. A total of 154 parents with preschool-aged children from mainland China completed questionnaires measuring their timing of expectations for children's mastery of social-emotional…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Expectation, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Huang, Juan; Prochner, Larry – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2004
Self-regulated learning is an important aspect of student learning and academic achievement. Certain parenting styles help children develop self-regulated learning and encourage them to exert control over their own learning. The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between Chinese parenting style and children's involvement in…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Study Habits
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Costigan, Catherine L.; Koryzma, Celine M. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2011
This study examined parenting efficacy beliefs as a mediator of the association between acculturation and adjustment. The sample consisted of 177 immigrant Chinese mothers and fathers with early adolescent children in Canada. Acculturation was assessed bidimensionally as Canadian and Chinese orientations. A latent psychological adjustment variable…
Descriptors: Mothers, Life Satisfaction, Parenting Styles, Acculturation
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Nelson, Larry J.; Hart, Craig H.; Wu, Bo; Yang, Chongming; Roper, Susanne Olsen; Jin, Shenghua – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2006
Researchers have identified specific parenting practices used by parents of preschoolers in mainland China (e.g., physical coercion, overprotection, shaming, directiveness, encouragement of modesty). Some of the intrusive practices have been linked to social withdrawal in western societies (e.g., United States, Canada). It seemed important to…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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