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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Bailey, Wilma R.; Branche, Clement; LeFranc, Elsie R-M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Geography and Geology
Article Title
Parenting and socialisation in Caribbean family systems
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Caribbean dialogue: A policy bulletin of Caribbean affairs
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Date of Publication
1998
Volume ID
4
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
21-28
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Abstract
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.....
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