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Parenting styles affecting the behaviour of five-year olds

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dc.contributor.advisor Dunn, M. en
dc.contributor.author Latouf, Natacha Carina Duarte Sequeira en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-25T10:46:13Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-25T10:46:13Z
dc.date.issued 2009-08-25T10:46:13Z
dc.date.submitted 2008-02-29 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/732
dc.description.abstract The main aim of the present study was to explore the relationship between parenting styles, as used by the pre-school parent and the social behaviour of the five-year old. Specific attention was given to three main parenting styles: authoritative, authoritarian and permissive. The eight developmental perspectives applicable for the five-year old were also discussed. The research was conducted according to the quantitative approach. The Parental Styles Dimensions Questionnaire (PSDQ) was completed and returned by a sample of 30 parents (N=30) from Evergreen Pre-primary in Gauteng. The representative sample of five-year olds being observed by the teacher were 24 pupils (N=24). The teacher rated the five-year olds' behaviour using the Behavioural Questionnaire (BQ). These results indicated primarily that the Authoritative Parenting Style was most used by the parents of the five-year old group and that this Parenting Style tends to lead to more acceptable social behaviour among the five-year olds. en
dc.format.extent 1 online resource (viii, 118 leaves)
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Parenting styles en
dc.subject Early childhood years en
dc.subject Five-year olds en
dc.subject Social behaviour en
dc.subject Behavioural questionnaires (BQ) en
dc.subject Parenting styles and dimensions questionnaires (PSDQ) en
dc.subject Teacher en
dc.subject Authoritative parental style (factor 1) en
dc.subject Permissive parenting style (factor 3) en
dc.subject Authoritarian style (factor 2) en
dc.subject.ddc 305.231
dc.subject.lcsh Parenting
dc.subject.lcsh Child development
dc.subject.lcsh Behavior modification
dc.subject.lcsh Parent and child
dc.title Parenting styles affecting the behaviour of five-year olds en
dc.type Dissertation en
dc.description.department Social Work en
dc.description.degree M. Diac.(Play Therapy) en


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