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Теория за родителския стил в психология на развитието
Theory of parenting style in developmental psychology

Author(s): Zornitsa Totkova
Subject(s): Psychology
Published by: Институт за изследване на населението и човека - Българска академия на науките
Keywords: parenting; parenting styles; parenting practices;

Summary/Abstract: Article outlines the approaches to parenting in the psychology of development. The author traces the development and the introduction of the theory of “parenting style” by Diana Baumrind. Baumrind `s parenting model consists of three basic parenting styles. Further is discussed the creation of two major dimensions of parenting by Maccoby and Martin and the differentiation of a fourth main parenting style in addition of the three main styles. Special accent is the model presented by Darling and Steinberg, whereby it is crucial defining a clear difference between parenting styles and parenting practices. In conclusion are summarized the most popular and commonly used parenting styles and parenting practices in contemporary society.

  • Issue Year: 15/2012
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 41-48
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Bulgarian