New Zealand families: Child-rearing practices and attitudes
Ritchie, J. (2007). New Zealand families: Child-rearing practices and attitudes. In A. Weatherall, M. Wilson, D. Harper & J. McDowall (Ed/s), Psychology in Aotearoa/New Zealand(pp. 48-53). Auckland, New Zealand: Pearson Education New Zealand.
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Traditionally, the study of families has been the domain of sociology rather than of psychology. For sociologists the family is an important ‘institution’ because it is a key social structure that shapes the way society is organised. More recently psychology has been developing an interest in families.
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