Comparative Study of Maternal and Paternal Disciplinary Strategies'
maternal discipline, paternal discipline
rents (109 mothers, 109 fathers) of 109 middle-class preschool-age children were interviewed separately in individual tape recorded home interviews to assess whether either parent was prone to use assertion of power or inductive reasoning as disciplinary strategies. Fathers reported using more power-assertive disciplining strategies with their preschool-age children than mothers.
Original Publication Citation
Hart, C.H. & Robinson, C. (1994). A comparative study of maternal and paternal disciplinary strategies. Psychological Reports, 74, 495-498.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Hart, Craig H., "Comparative Study of Maternal and Paternal Disciplinary Strategies'" (1994). Faculty Publications. 2954.
Family, Home, and Social Sciences
© Psychological Reports 1994