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Goodall, Janet – Educational Review, 2021
This paper asks a series of questions to prompt critical, informed thinking around research and practice in relation to parental engagement with children's learning. The questions ask how we, who research and work in this area, acknowledge and deal with the discourse of a culture of poverty, whether and if the "private sphere" of the…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Poverty, Equal Education, Cultural Influences
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Maudlin, Julie G.; Sandlin, Jennifer A.; Thaller, Jonel – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2012
We focus on the recently emerging "baby culture" that is fostering a curriculum of consumption and consumerism among parents-to-be and infants aged zero-to-three. To gain insight into how the cultural artifacts, practices, and trends emerging from this demographic are shaping the way we think and act in a consumer culture, we investigate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Life Style, Purchasing, Consumer Economics
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Zhou, Zhiqing; Cavazos, Melina; Sohn-McCormick, Anita – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Asian Americans are the fastest growing population in the United States, with Chinese Americans accounting for the largest percentage. In response to this growth, mental health examiners should be culturally competent of the Asian culture, including Chinese culture, as to ensure ethically appropriate and accurate assessment of these individuals.…
Descriptors: Chinese Americans, Mental Health, Cultural Relevance, Asian Culture
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Costigan, Catherine; Su, Tina F. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2008
This study explored the predictors of parenting cognitions among 94 married immigrant Chinese couples with early-adolescent children in Canada. Mothers and fathers separately completed questionnaires assessing their culturally based parenting cognitions (interdependent childrearing goals, family obligation expectations and Chinese parent role…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Role, Child Rearing, Questionnaires
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Bornstein, Marc H.; Cote, Linda R. Y. – Child Development, 2004
Japanese and South American immigrant mothers' parenting cognitions (attributions and self-perceptions) were compared with mothers from their country of origin (Japan and Argentina, respectively) and European American mothers in the United States. Participants were 231 mothers of 20-month-old children. Generally, South American immigrant mothers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Latin Americans, Child Rearing, Immigrants
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Lewis, Charlie; Koyasu, Masuo; Oh, Seungmi; Ogawa, Ayako; Short, Benjamin; Huang, Zhao – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2009
Much of the evidence from the West has shown links between children's developing self-control (executive function), their social experiences, and their social understanding (Carpendale & Lewis, 2006, chapters 5 and 6), across a range of cultures including China. This chapter describes four studies conducted in three Oriental cultures,…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction, Foreign Countries, Cultural Context
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Lee, Yookyong – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2009
Objective: This study examined the role of maternal human, social, and cultural capital in the relationship between early motherhood and harsh parenting behavior. Methods: This study used data from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing (FFCW) Study. Harsh parenting behaviors by mothers who were 19 years or younger at birth of the focal child (n…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Intervention, Mothers, Prevention
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Raval, Vaishali V.; Raval, Pratiksha H.; Salvina, Jennifer M.; Wilson, Stephanie L.; Writer, Sharon – Social Development, 2013
Parent responses to children's emotions vary within and across cultures. The present study compared mothers' reports of their emotional and behavioral responses in hypothetical situations depicting their children experiencing anger, sadness, or physical pain in two communities in India (traditional old city, "N" = 60; suburban middle…
Descriptors: Mothers, Socialization, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Ceballo, Rosario; Hurd, Noelle – Applied Developmental Science, 2008
This study examines the influence of contextual factors on parenting strategies among a sample of 104 Latina, European American, and African American mother-child pairs. The parenting constructs under investigation were selected as part of a collaborative research project among members of the parenting subgroup of the Study Group on Race, Culture,…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Ethnicity, Mothers, Self Efficacy
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Murry, Velma McBride; Brody, Gene H.; Simons, Ronald L.; Cutrona, Carolyn E.; Gibbons, Frederick X. – Applied Developmental Science, 2008
This study will address the initial question: Are there ethnic differences in parenting that remain when contextual variables are controlled "and" are related to culture, focusing on two samples of rural African American families. This study is part of a series of coordinated studies presented in this special issue (Le et al., 2008).…
Descriptors: African Americans, Racial Discrimination, Family Size, Educational Attainment
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Austin, Kathy – Parenting for High Potential, 2016
Many gifted preschoolers are self-taught readers. This was confirmed by more than 200 parents in a 2011 study at Oregon State University focusing on young children's reading experiences. The purpose of the study was to determine how parents of gifted children and gifted students perceived the children's learning-to-read process, their early school…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Parent Attitudes, Reading Ability, Early Reading
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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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Streit, Cara; Carlo, Gustavo; Ispa, Jean M.; Palermo, Francisco – Developmental Psychology, 2017
The present study examined the early parenting and temperament determinants of children's antisocial and positive behaviors in a low-income, diverse ethno-racial sample. Participants were from the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project, which included 960 European American (initial M age = 15.00 months; 51.2% female) and 880 African…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Behavior Problems, Emotional Response, African Americans
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Cohen, Lori R.; Milyavskaya, Marina; Koestner, Richard – Journal of Jewish Education, 2009
The present study examined the way in which children attending Orthodox Jewish schools internalize the value of both their Jewish studies and secular studies, as well as the value of Jewish cultural practices. A distinction was made between identified internalization, where children perceive Jewish studies and Jewish culture to be an important…
Descriptors: Jews, Racial Identification, Personal Autonomy, Parochial Schools
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Choi, Yeonsoo; Kim, Sung won; Hong, Won-Pyo – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
Empirical studies focused on cultural capital only emerged since the 2000s in South Korea. This article is the first to conduct a systematic review aiming to shed light on how the theory of cultural capital has been applied in South Korea. Our main goal is to understand: how the cultural capital-students' achievement association in South Korea…
Descriptors: Role, Cultural Capital, Academic Achievement, Parenting Styles
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