Filipino Parenting Styles

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Chapter 1 Situation Analysis Filipinos are famous when it comes to agriculture. Agriculture is the primary source of income among farmers. Farming is the most important sector in the Philippine society and farmers are the most industrious people. Through the laborious work of farmer’s, families are able to feed their members. Because of farming people are able to eat healthy foods. However, the real situation about farmers is difficult. For them there is no excuse not to go to the fields and work, there is no limit to their sacrifices, sometimes they fail to have enough rest because they need to attend to their farms. And to top this, they need to earn money and to support their children to be able to sustain their needs. Aside from the…show more content…
She posited three types of parenting styles: authoritarian, permissive, and authoritative (Berger 2001). The authoritarian parenting is where parents establish the rules and expect that children will follow them without expectation. The authoritative parents also have rules that children are expected to follow, however, they will allow some expectations to the rule. The permissive parents don’t offer much discipline. They tend to be lenient and may only step in when there is a serious problem. The neglectful they often do not meet their children’s basic needs and may expect children to raise…show more content…
An important aspect of child behavior formation is operant conditioning, an idea popularized by B.F. Skinner. Basically, operant conditioning focuses on the idea that learning certain behaviors involves learning the relationships between one’s own behavior and the positive reinforcement or punishment that prevails. In operant conditioning, learning depends on the temporal proximity of association. Therefore, the response must occur soon after the action, especially in the case of infants, in order for the child to make the association between the consequence and action. Punishment and reinforcement are both effective tools in helping children to perform certain behaviors with greater or less frequency. (Saxon, Jill, and Robert S. Siegler.) The main purpose of this study is to look into the importance of parenting styles on the social behavior of the children. From the researcher’s point of view, the parents should recognize the importance of becoming aware of the development of behavior in their children through their parenting practices and how this can impact the social behavior of their
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