Authoritative, Authoritarian, and Permissive Parenting Practices: Development of a New Measure
authoritative parenting practices, permissive parenting, authoritarian parenting
A 133-item parenting questionnaire was completed by 1251 parents of preschool and school-age children. Items in this measure were reduced using principal axes factor analyses followed by varimax rotation. Three global parenting dimensions emerged consistent with Baumrind's authoritative, authoritarian, and permissive typologies. Internal consistency reliability was assessed with Cronbach alpha and additional items were deleted. A 62-item instrument was retained, and the global parenting dimensions were subsequently analyzed to assess their internal structures using principal axes factor analyses followed by oblique rotation. For each of the three global dimensions a number of specific factors were identified.
Original Publication Citation
Robinson, C.L., Mandleco, B.M., Olsen, S.F., & Hart, C.H. (1995). Authoritative, authoritarian, and permissive parenting practices: Development of a new measure. Psychological Reports, 77, 819-830.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Robinson, Clyde C.; Mandleco, Barbara; Olsen, Susanne Frost; and Hart, Craig H., "Authoritative, Authoritarian, and Permissive Parenting Practices: Development of a New Measure" (1995). All Faculty Publications. 2628.
Family, Home, and Social Sciences
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