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Rodzice w przestrzeni życia rodzinnego
Parents in the dimension of family life

Author(s): Anna Śniegulska
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education
Published by: Uniwersytet Humanistyczno-Przyrodniczy im. Jana Długosza w Częstochowie
Keywords: family life; parenthood; the role of a mother; the role of a father; parental influence;

Summary/Abstract: The article is an attempt to review parental roles and to direct attention towards elementary issuesrelating to the fulfillment of these roles in family life. The significance of parental roles, thetasks of parenthood, as well as parents’ influence on children are addressed in the article. Parentalroles, which establish the basic family subsystem, are part of the fundamental dimensions of thefunctioning of an adult. As a lifelong and multifaceted task, they constitute a component of anadult’s development, a wellspring of contentment and a source of joy in life. The article is demonstrativein nature, therefore, a methodological approach applied in it is the critical analysis of subject literature. The reflection resulting from the analyses relates to the statement that the system ofthe roles of a mother and a father, as well as the quality of their fulfillment have a decisive influence on the level of functioning of a family, primarily determining socialization and educationwhich take place within it.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 5
  • Page Range: 155-165
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Polish