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Louisiana State University
PSYC 2078

Ch 9 FamiliesIThe nature of Family ProcessesaDynamiciBidirectionaliiReciprocal socializationadolescents socialize parents just as parents socialize thembSynchronycoordinated interaction bw parents and childreniSo in sync with parentschild might finish each others sentencescFamily is broken down into several subsystemsdDevelopmental construction viewas children grow they form models of how to relate to other peopleiContinuity viewrelationship between children and parents is a blue print for later relationshipsiiDiscontinuity viewchange and grow in human relationshipsIIFamily transitionaAdolescent changesiCognitive socioemotional and physical1Cognitive is most important in this areabParental changesiMidlife changesiiResponsibilitiessandwich generationscSociaocultural and historical chang3sIIIParenting stylesaDemandingnessdegree to which parents set down rulesexpectations and require their children to complybResponsivenessdegree to which parents are sensitive to their childrens needs and express love warmth and concernIVParenting stylesDiana BaumrindaAuthoritativehigh in both Demandingness and responsivenessiBest outcomesiiSelfassured creative socially skilled tend to do well in schoolbAuthoritarianhigh in Demandingness low in ResponsivenessiNot willing to discuss rules1Remember this is like a totalitarian governmentii2 types of kids 1Rebelliousleave house and never come back2Dependantnever leave homeiiiEffect of using punishment to exercise control is usually negativeivKids tend to be less creativecIndulgentlow in Demandingness high in responsiveness iKids not prepared to accept frustrations or responsibilitiesdIndifferentlow in bothiImpulsive kidsiiKids have more trouble with drugs and alcohol sex and delinquent behavioreSo how do American families stack upiIndifferentiiAuthoritativeiiiAuthoritarian and indulgent real closefA more complex picture of parenting effectsiBidirectional gParenting in other culturesiAuthoritative style fairly rare in nonwestern cultureiiTraditional parentinghigh in both1Responsiveness isnt the same as ours2Responsiveness is shown by time spent with kidsVParentAdolescent conflictaAgree about BIG issuesbUsually fight about small thingscParentadolescent conflict increases sharply in early adolescencedThings that cause conflictiAgedetermines what we have conflict aboutiiGenderfemales argue moreiiiAtmosphere within the home1If everyone is close less problems escalateivSES1Lower SESconformity and respect2Mid and upper SESsuccess issuesvTotal environment1Where you live determines what parents are more concerned aboutviParental reactionviiFamily size1The larger the more conflict per person2Parents more likely to use physical disciplineviiiParental workload1More workmore stress2More stressmore conflictixIndividual changes in adolescenteCulture and conflictiTraditional culturesdont fight over petty topics1More economically interdependent less value placed on independence more parental authorityVIAutonomyaSeparationindividuationparentadolescent bond is transformed but retainediBehavioral autonomybecoming independent and free enough to act on your own without excessive guidance from others
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