Topic: family relationships
Study Books Used in Class:
Hamner, T., Turner, P. (2001) Parenting in contemporary society (4th ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon
Description: Identify the three parenting styles generated by Diana Baumrind. Describe each style and its characteristics as well as the consequences for children. Discuss the philosophies and techniques of these parenting styles and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Be sure to include the influence of gender, ethnicity, culture, exceptionalities, and family type. Examine how modifications in parenting can create a positive family environment.