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Unformatted text preview: Ch 12 Parenting Parenting style: A general approach to interacting with and disciplining children Styles vary along two dimensions: Support - responsiveness Control - demandingness Parenting Styles Authoritarian Parenting Obedience and status oriented, demanding and controlling of children, not very warm or affectionate, rigid rules, parent child communication low, power is the key Permissive Parenting Indulgent parents, high levels of warmth, affection and responsiveness toward their children, adequate to high levels of parent/child communication Authoritative Parenting Parents are responsive but demanding, does not use shame, withdrawal of love, guilt to control behavior Uninvolved Parenting Low in responsiveness, warmth and affection, parents may reject and neglect their children Authoritative Parenting Provides children with balance of control and warmth Research shows children raised in this style Exhibit more social competence than others Lower levels of problem behavior at all levels Able to balance the demands of conforming to others expectations with their own needs Perform better in school Discipline Purpose?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PYSC 301 taught by Professor Bessellieu during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.
- Fall '09