Intergenerational Continuity and Discontinuity in Harsh Parenting.

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Parenting: Science and Practice
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Conger, Rand D.
Schofield, Thomas J.
Neppl, Tricia K.
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Journal Article
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The Family Transitions Project began in 1989 to see how rural families in Iowa were coping with the severe economic downturn in agriculture at that time. In this report we show that cohort members who were treated harshly by their parents tended to emulate these behaviors with their children. However, if they coparented with a partner who demonstrated a warm and supportive parenting style, intergenerational continuity was disrupted. (Author abstract)

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