Different Parenting Styles, Authoritative, Authoritarian, Permissive, And Uninvolved

1538 Words Sep 24th, 2016 7 Pages
This essay explores the four different types of parenting styles, authoritative, authoritarian, permissive, and uninvolved. The exploration of each parenting style is examined, and the outcomes of each parenting style for the child is learned. Each parenting style has positives and negatives, but overall this essay informs the reader about which parenting style is best linked to success in their child’s education. Information for this essay has been gathered from three sources, the sources being the Journal of Education and Human Development, the writing of Abesha A. Gota, and the writing of Crystal Lombardo. Each source connects the four different parenting styles, and the results of them on children in school. The focus of how children act in school, and how well they perform academically is a direct effect of the parenting styles used on children.

Every parent uses one of four parenting styles with their children. Those parenting styles are categorized as uninvolved parenting, permissive parenting, authoritative parenting, and authoritarian parenting. As it was written by Abesha A. Gota, “As discussed earlier, it is evident that parents in all cultures (i.e., in both individualistic and collectivistic cultures) are the primary socialization agents responsible for transmission of cultural values, beliefs, traditions, and norms which are necessary for the attainment of cultural standards of competence to their children” (Gota, 2012, p.62). Each…
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