Chapter 14

Chapter 14 - Uninvolved child rearing style – combines...

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Child Development Chapter 14 Social systems perspective viewing the family as a complex set of interacting relationships influenced by the larger social context Coparenting mutually supporting each other’s parenting behaviors Child-rearing styles combinations of parenting behaviors that occur over a wide range of situations, creating an enduring child-rearing climate Authoritative childrearing style most successful approach involves acceptance and involvement, adaptive control techniques, and appropriate autonomy granting Authoritarian child rearing style low in acceptance and involvement, high in coercive control, and low in autonomy granting Psychological control behaviors that intrude on and manipulate children’s verbal expressions, individuality, and attachments to parents Permissive child rearing style warm and accepting but uninvolved; permissive parents are either overindulgent or inattentive and, thus, engage in little control
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Unformatted text preview: Uninvolved child rearing style – combines low acceptance and involvement with little control and general indifference to issues of autonomy Coregulation – a form of supervision in which parents exercise general oversight while letting children take charge of moment-by-moment decision making Autonomy – a sense of oneself as separate, self-governing individual Extended-family household – one or more adult relatives live with the parent-child Nuclear family unit – vital feature of ethnic minority family life that has enabled many families to rear children successfully, despite severe economic deprivation and prejudice Blended, or reconstituted, family – new family formed after parent undergoes a divorce and remarries or cohabits Self-care children – children who regularly look after themselves during after-school hours...
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