Change in parent attitudes during participation in certain parenthood in a free nation study-discussion groups

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Margaret Snodgrass Hawkins (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Irwin Sperry

Abstract: It was the purpose of this investigation to determine (l) whether there was a significant change in parental attitudes toward child-rearing practices as measured by the University of Southern California Parent Attitude Survey during participation in certain Parenthood in a Free Nation study-discussion groups, and (2) whether the amount and direction of any change in attitudes was related to certain variables such as age and education of participants. The U.S.C. Parent Attitude Survey was administered to persons participating in Parenthood in Free Nation study-discussion groups at the beginning of their first class meeting and again at the end of their last class meeting. Additional information was secured from the participants on a cover sheet at the time of the first administration of the instrument, and the participant's subjective evaluation of his change in attitude was secured through a brief questionnaire completed at the time of the second administration of the instrument. The final sample consisted of 59 persons divided among five groups.

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Language: English
Date: 1964

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