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Ecological Perspectives and Paternal Parenting Style-A Study

Journal: IMPACT : International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature (IMPACT : IJRHAL) (Vol.6, No. 01)

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Page : 251-256

Keywords : Paternal Parenting; Socio-Personal and Home Environment;

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The study was conducted in Hisar district of state Haryana. The objective of the study was to assess the impact of ecological perspectives on paternal parenting style. A sample comprised of 100 fathers of children in the age group of 7-8 years. The results revealed that respondent's occupation, education and caste were significantly related to paternal parenting styles. It was also found that paternal parenting style were significantly associated with composite home environment and its aspects viz., encouragement of maturity, emotional climate, learning materials and opportunities, enrichment, family companionship and family integration which were perceived by their offsprings. Most of the fathers were authoritative, followed by authoritarian and permissive parenting style.

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