Patriarchy In Child Care

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The relationship between patriarchy and fatherhood in child-care in turkey in preschoolers Cansu Doğru Zeynep Turunç Early childhood is one of the most important period which shapes the person’s future. Children are too sensitive for all they receive from their environment. They are open to learn and develop through their senses, experience or witnesses. At that point, parents are the first effected factor for the children. Parents’ speech, behaviors and attributes affect their children general temperament. Every parent is the first known environment where the child learns some basic feelings and behaviors in. Especially in child care, there are some stereotypes toward parent involvement. Because the perception of patriarchy in the society,…show more content…
A word of patriarchy defines as a domination of male gender or masculinity. That definition comes from the history when men were more important for fighting in wars than women. Throughout the history, men have a superiority over women who can be captured, controlled and administered by men themselves. Based upon to men-supremacy system still maintains its effect after over and over years. The patriarchal system in society let men to direct concrete duties such as financial and power-required status.In the AÇEV research, men who are participated are part in the traditional fatherhood.Traditional fatherhood become partners patriarchy because fathers are unchangeable and authoritative (Akçınar, 2017). In this study, we focus on patriarchal system’s effects on child-care because there is a reason why mothers are seemed to be responsible of the childcare. At that point, patriarchy in the society is an answer. For example, fathers who live in US start to become a part of child care.Because of increasing number of women in working places, modernity, there is an egalitarian task in the house between mothers and fathers (David W. Scwalb, Barbara J. Shwalb, Michael Lamb,…show more content…
Fathers play a huge role in children 's lives especially boys.Interaction with emotionally, role modeling and communication provide children with healthy development (zeybekoğlu, 2013).In addition; It has also emerged that children, especially infants ,are influenced by their father in all developmental areas at a later age (Akçınar, 2017). It is known that related fathers ' children are more likely to be ready for school, more academically successful at school and have richer vocabulary (Akçınar, 2017). According to some developmental theorists, the scaffolding between the father and child improves child’s self-regulatory skills(Paquette,2004) and language development (Lamb&Tamis LeMonda,2004). Apart from the parent involvement, father involvement itself plays a big role on child’s future temperament. Children without their fathers in early years likely to have more behavioral problems for the future. In contrast, children with fathers who are caring of them have less problematic outcomes. These children have also positive outcomes in terms of education and cognitive development. (Charles Opondo, Maggie Redshaw & Maria A.Quigleyasso, 2017).There are not enough studies on father-child relationship in Turkey,because of focusing on mothers and their child relationships. When children are talking mostly focuses on the relationship between mother and child; this relationship is the
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