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Children and Parents - Attributions, Attitudes and Agency

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Title: Children and Parents - Attributions, Attitudes and Agency
Authors: Gurdal, Sevtap
Issue Date: 20-Aug-2015
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: Department of Psychology ; Psykologiska institutionen
Parts of work: 1. Sorbring, E. & Gurdal, S. (2011). Attributions and Attitudes of Mothers and Fathers in Sweden. Parenting: Science and Practice,11,13.

2. Putnick, D. L., Bornstein, M. H., Lansford, J. E., Chang, L., Deater-Deckard, K., Di Guenta, L., Gurdal, S., Dodge, K. A., Malone, P. S., Oburu, P. O., Pastorelli, C., Skinner, A. T., Sorbring, E., Tapanya, S., Uribe T., Liliana M., Al-Hassan, S. M., Bacchini, D. and Bombi, A. S. (2011). Agreement in Mother and Father Acceptance-Rejection; Warmth, and Hostility/Rejection/Neglect of Children Across Nine Countries. Cross-Cultural Research. 46 (3) 191-223.

3. Gurdal, S., Lansford, J. & Sorbring, E. (submitted). Parental perceptions of children’s agency: Parental warmth, school achievement and adjustment. (accepted to Early Child Development and Care).

Gurdal, S. & Sorbring, E. (submitted). Swedish children’s beliefs about agency in family, school and peer situations.
Date of Defence: 2015-09-04
Disputation: Fredagen den 4 september, kl 10.00 2015, Albertsalen, Högskolan Väst, Gustava Melins gata 2, Trollhättan.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Doctoral Dissertation
Keywords: parenting attitudes
parenting attributions
personal agency
child agency
child adjustment
School Achievement
Abstract: Children and parents are both part of children’s development and research on children and on parenting are both areas that, in some way, have changed in recent decades. These changes are related to the new way of seeing children and that children are no longer seen as ‘becomings’ or adults in the making; rather, children are instead regarded – and seen – as more active in their development and as social agents. With a new way of viewing children and childhood there is also a new way of explainin... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9496-2
ISSN: 1101-718X
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