Cultural Influences on Parenting.

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Journal Name
Zero to Three
Journal Volume
30
Journal Issue
4
Page Count
5
Year Published
2010
Author (Individual)
Spicer, Paul.
Resource Type
Journal Article
Resource Format
PDF
Resource Language
English
ZERO TO THREE's Parenting Infants and Toddlers Today survey presents an opportunity to explore areas where African American, Hispanic, and White parents may differ in their perceptions of infant development. This article highlights some of the differences in these racial and ethnic groups, such as parents' understanding of early social and emotional development, expectations for school readiness, and the sources of support and information that have the most influence on parents. Exploring these differences is an important first step in understanding ways to more effectively engage all parents. (Author abstract)

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