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Parenting Styles

Scope Note: 
Child rearing behavior (of parents, guardians, or other primary caregivers) involving the amount of control over a child's activities and behavior and the degree of nurturance of the child. Prior to 2004, the Identifiers "Authoritarian Parenting," "Authoritative Parenting," "Democratic Parenting," "Disciplinary Styles," "Permissiveness," and "Nurturance" may also have been used to index this concept.
Category: Individual Development and Characteristics
Broader Terms
Behavior
Narrower Terms
N/A
Use this term instead of
Parent Style
Related Terms
Child Rearing
Children
Discipline
Parent Attitudes
Parent Child Relationship
Parent Influence
Parent Role
Parenting Skills
Parents
Added to ERIC: 4/23/2001