Socialization values and parental control techniques: A cross-cultural analysis of child-rearing

Journal of Comparative Family Studies Vol/Iss. 23 (1) Department of Sociology, University of Calgary Published In Pages: 39-54
By Ellis, Godfrey J., Petersen, Larry R.


Valuing of conformity relative to self-reliance will be positively associated with use of corporal punishment in child-rearing (44).


Proposition is tested in the context of a linear regression analysis, but no test of significance is made for the independent variable separately.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Linear regressionSupportedno formal testr-squared = 0.222 (female), 0.206 (male)UNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Conformity, Emphasis OnIndependentSocialization
Corporal Punishment Of ChildrenDependentTechniques Of Socialization