TITLE

Multidimentional Parental Warmth and Its Relations to Pupils' Social Development: A Comparison Between Paternal and Maternal Parenting

AUTHOR(S)
Wang Yan; Chang Lei
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Psychology in Chinese Societies;2008, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p121
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Tested in a sample of 498 pupils and their fathers and mothers drawn from urban China, the results confirm the multidimentionality of parental warmth and its relations to different child self-concept measures. Mothers showed higher levels of psychological parental warmth than fathers. Maternal psychological warmth was positively related to mothers' education level, whereas paternal parental was not related to paternal education levels. Maternal and paternal psychological warmth all showed positive relation with pupil's self-concept. As for the physical warmth, Maternal physical warmth was positively associated with child academic self-concept, social self-concept, whereas paternal physical warmth was positively associated with pupil's physical self-concept.
ACCESSION #
35047118

 

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