Lecture 23 - Lecture23 27/04/201010:29:00...

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27/04/2010 10:29:00 Ethnic Differences in Parenting Style Authoritative parenting is less common among ethnic minority parents than  white parents Authoritarian parenting is more common among ethnic minority parents than  white parents, but seems to have less of an adverse effect on minority  children Possible misinterpretation of minority parenting – responsiveness may look  different in different cultures Authoritative parenting is associated with best outcomes for all adolescents Parenting Styles Parenting that does not fit the parenting styles model: o Psychological control o Abusive parenting  Demographic Aspects of the American Family Divorce Single parenthood Remarriage Maternal employment Poverty Short-term effects of divorce (less than 2 years after divorce) There is an effect, but the effect size is small Kids with divorced parents slightly more likely to have: o Lower school achievement  o More behavior problems
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Lecture 23 - Lecture23 27/04/201010:29:00...

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