Parental Gender Socialization Practices

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This chapter provides a review of literatures of the present study. There are three main division of this chapter, the first division will discussed review of literature of the variables in the study and the second part of this chapter discusses the theoretical and conceptual framework of the present study and the third part is on the research hypothesis. There are three main points of the first division for this chapter, first, Parental practices of gender socialization followed by Parental difference in gender socialization practices. The last point of this chapter discusses the relationship between Parental gender socialization practices and children’s conception of gender.
2.1 PARENTAL GENDER SOCIALIZATION PRACTICES
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During the early childhood children spend much of their time at home and they learn their first lesson about gender from their parents. They also learned from siblings and relatives around them (Leaper, 2014). Although not only parents who contribute to the gender lesson during the socialization period, they still being considered as a major agent in contributing to the gender lessons because most of the time, they are primary educator in a family…show more content…
Parenting style was created as a measure of broad parenting milieu. The most known example of parenting style is Baumrind’s parenting style. Parenting practices are behaviors that are defined by specific content and socialization goals. If the socialization goal of the parent is to ensure their children success in their academic performance, parental practices can be as monitoring their academic work, grades, homework and always keep in touch with their teachers on academic performances, attending functions in children’s school, asking about their studies and favorite activities. Parenting practices are varies and broad which also will be different on every parent and it is difficult to document specific parenting practices that have impact on specific goal of child development (Darling & Steirnberg,
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