Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Parenting; Child rearing;
This paper is a review of parenting styles relative to the importance of childrearing practices. Its primary focus is to identify and examine parenting styles, which impacts childrearing methods. The authoritarian, permissive, and authoritative methods were identified with strengths and weaknesses compared.
From the comparison, it was determined that the authoritative parenting style provides the most success for childrearing in today's changing American society. The conclusion of the paper offers guidelines and suggestions to parents on establishing this childrearing method.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Charles R. May
1 PDF file (iv, 11 pages)
©2001 Julie Hammond
Hammond, Julie, "Parenting styles in society today" (2001). Graduate Research Papers. 783.