In the present study, the perceptions of 897 adolescents regarding authoritative, authoritarian and permissive mothers and fathers’ parenting styles are investigated by means of a self-report instrument. The results show specifi c sub-dimensions characterizing the styles. In general, adolescents perceive their parents as more authoritative than authoritarian and permissive. As to gender, males perceive their parents as more authoritarian and permissive than female peers. Regarding the differences between north and south of Italy, Naples adolescents perceive their parents as more authoritarian and permissive. Cluster analysis show the existence of a mixed use of of parenting styles; more specifi cally, 6 different types emerge.
|Translated title of the contribution||[Autom. eng. transl.] Adolescents and parenting educational styles: what perception?|
|Number of pages||19|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
- Stili educativi