Social structure, socialization values, and disciplinary techniques: a cross-cultural analysis

Journal of Marriage and Family Vol/Iss. 44(1) National Council on Family Relations Menasha, Wis. Published In Pages: 131-142
By Petersen, Larry R., Lee, Gary R., Ellis, Godfrey J.


The cultural differences in the extent to which physical punishment is employed in socialization is related to cultural differences in the extent to which conformity and self-reliance are differentially valued (132-133).


Regression-based causal modeling procedures were used to analyze the data.


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