Supervision and conformity: a cross-cultural analysis of parental socialization values

The American Journal of Sociology Vol/Iss. 84 Published In Pages: 386-403
By Ellis, Godfrey J., Lee, Gary R., Peterson, Larry R.


This article investigates child socialization toward obedience and conformity as a function of the supervision that parents experience in their own lives. Measures of economic, familial, political, and religious supervision in parents' lives are examined.


Sample Used Coded Data Comment
HRAF Collection of Ethnography (paper/fiche)Researchers OwnThe HRAF sample had some overlap with the SCCS
Standard Cross Cultural Sample (SCCS)

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