International Journal of Home Science
2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 1, PART B
Perception of parents and adolescents on parenting: A sociocultural study
Author(s): Toslima Sultana Begum, Minoti Phukan and Barsha Neog
The present study was undertaken at Barpeta district of Lower Assam of North East India in the year 2018. The objectives of the study were to study the perception of parents and adolescents on parenting and to determine the socio-cultural factors on parenting. Sample of the present study comprised of 200 adolescents between age 16 to 17 years of age and their parents. Background information was collected by using a socio-economic status (SES) scale developed by Aggrawal (2005). A self developed parenting style questionnaire was used for studying parenting style. Findings of the study revealed that parents perceived their parenting style as authoritative parenting style with highest mean scores of 33.68 (SD= 5.68). Same as their parents adolescents also perceived their parents parenting as authoritative parenting style with highest mean score of 33.22(SD=5.4).No significant difference was observed between urban and rural adolescents’ perception on their parents’ parenting style. Urban and rural parents also not significantly differ on their perception on all four types of parenting style i. e authoritative parenting style, authoritarian parenting style, uninvolved parenting style and permissive parenting style.
How to cite this article:
Toslima Sultana Begum, Minoti Phukan and Barsha Neog. Perception of parents and adolescents on parenting: A sociocultural study. International Journal of Home Science. 2019; 5(1): 85-89.