Chapter 9. Parenting Practices

  1. Jacqueline Scott,
  2. Judith Treas and
  3. Martin Richards
  1. Duane F. Alwin

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch9

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

How to Cite

Alwin, D. F. (2004) Parenting Practices, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (eds J. Scott, J. Treas and M. Richards), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221586

Online ISBN: 9780470999004

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Keywords:

  • parenthood;
  • social class differences;
  • parenting styles;
  • parental control;
  • parent-child relations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Social and Historical Perspectives

  • Social Class Differences

  • Research on Parenting Practices

  • Opportunities For Development

  • Behavioral Genetic Approaches

  • Parenting Styles

  • Parental Control

  • Child Effects ON Parenting

  • Parent-Child Relations Across The Life Span

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgment