Child Rearing Practices Within Different Cultures


Hello everyone and welcome to parents around the world child-rearing practice in different cultures.

And this is a presentation for global psychology SLP 47:31, In this presentation, we will delve into a Diana Baumrind approach to parenting styles, we will discuss individualistic and collectivist cultures, and there will be examples of specific countries and their child-rearing practices.

In the 1960sdevelopmental psychologists, Anna Balmer described three different types of parenting styles.

In the first parenting style,

authoritarian these parents placed a high demand for children with very strict rules, and little open dialogue between children and parents, there is very little warmth in these relationships.

Next one is the authoritative parenting style,

it is a child-centered approach with democratic reasoning it encourages independence and the parents try to understand and help children regulate their feelings, it’s very high expectations of the parents hold on their children but it is known to be a collaboration between parent and child.

And the next parenting style permissive parenting style,

it is where parents tended to be very involved with their children and while there is a lot of warmth and responsiveness there are very few limits on behavior, and control behaviors which lead to the less structure in the child’s life.

It is important to discuss individualistic and collectivist cultural practices that take place all over the world traits of cool individualistic cultures include uniqueness autonomy independence and self-sufficiency and these cultures of people participate in you know it’s more of an independent aspect of themselves and how they feel distinct.

Again self-sufficiency is a very common phrase to use when thinking of individualistic cultures. However, in collectivist cultures, social rules really focus on promoting selflessness which is obviously the opposite of individualistic people work as a group is they intend to do what’s best for society and is a very family-oriented.

Role that many people play you sometimes know children typically co-sleep with their parent’s education is a matter decided between families you know they might even be arranged marriages in these types of cultures.

All simply depends on the country one well-known individualistic culture is u. s. consistent with Marcia cutter a well-known communications professional in the study once study culture anthropologists have found that the predominant goal of yank folks is to create a baby freelance and independent.

Babies are bundles of potential and sensible folks, one World Health Organization will uncover the latent skills and skills in their kid they encourage the nice whereas discouraging the rear.

Other examples of individualistic cultures are Ireland South Africa and Australia a collectivist culture that is quite popular tend.

To be China youngsters raised with Chinese values area unit instilled with AN abounding duty towards your family Chinese folks also are expected to show their youngsters. A way to live harmoniously with alternatives sometimes, the individual emotional expression is taken into account harmful because it may be a threat in maintain harmony other countries embrace Japan Choson Taiwan state Brazil Asian nation and Central American country.