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Unformatted text preview: 1 Contexts of development I Effects of Family, Peers, and Culture on the Developing Child Today: s Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Theory s The Family System s The role of parents s The Changing American Family Next lecture: s The Role of Siblings & Peers in Children’s Development s Culture and the media Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Theory s Sociocultural view of development s Children develop within different environmental contexts s Microsystem s Mesosystem s Exosystem s Macrosystem s Chronosystem s Microsystem: The setting in which the individual lives s Structures with which the child has direct contact s Family, school, neighborhood, childcare s Bidirectional influence Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Theory s Microsystem: The setting in which the individual lives s Mesosystem: The links between microsystems s Exosystem: Influences from another setting s Macrosystem: Culture in which the individual lives s Chronosystem: Sociohistorical circumstances Bronfenbrenner’s Ecological Theory The Role of Parents s Socialize children through direct training s Serve as models for attitudes, beliefs and behaviors s Choose the contexts in which their children develop & the people with whom they interact s Parents’ concerns for children and their roles change with the child’s development 2 The Role of Parents s Parenting Styles (Diana Baumrind) s Authoritarian parenting s Indulgent parenting (permissive parents) s Authoritative parenting s Neglectful parenting...
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course PSC 140 taught by Professor Lagatutta during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '08