Eighteen. Parent–Child Relationships and Influences

  1. Peter K. Smith2 and
  2. Craig H. Hart3
  1. Alan Russell

Published Online: 22 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444390933.ch18

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition

How to Cite

Russell, A. (2010) Parent–Child Relationships and Influences, in The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition (eds P. K. Smith and C. H. Hart), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444390933.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Goldsmiths, University of London, London, England

  2. 3

    Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA

Author Information

  1. The Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196796

Online ISBN: 9781444390933

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Keywords:

  • parent–child relationships and influences;
  • parents and home environment, complex set of interrelated influences - on children's development;
  • parent–child relationships, falling - under broader umbrella of family or parental socialization;
  • models of parent–child relationships;
  • styles versus processes;
  • biological, evolutionary and behavioral genetic approaches – prominent in analysis of parent–child relationships;
  • diversity in parent–child relationships and parenting;
  • parent–child relationships, multilayered, multidimensional and bidirectional;
  • inherent complexity, associated with understanding parent–child relationships;
  • parent–child relationships - as mediators between maternal depression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definitional Questions

  • Models of Parent–Child Relationships

  • Biological Perspectives

  • Methodology

  • Demographic and Society-Wide Changes

  • Influence of Parent–Child Relationships on Social Development

  • Putting It Together

  • References