Bailey, Wilma R.; Branche, Clement; LeFranc, Elsie R-M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Geography and Geology
Parenting and socialisation in Caribbean family systems
Caribbean dialogue: A policy bulletin of Caribbean affairs
Date of Publication
This article begins with a brief introduction on families and the emphasis on the well-being of children in most post-war western industrialised countries. It discusses in the main the Caribbean social environment, lower-class families and single parent households headed by women. The views on parenting of the participants surveyed in Jamaica, Barbados and Dominica are included. It concludes that greater attention needs to be given to improved parenting skills and domestic conflict-resolution strategies.....