Effect of Parenting Style on Child Behavior: A Qualitative Analysis
Journal of Education and Practice, ISSN 2222-1735 (Paper), ISSN 2222-288X (Online), Vol. 5, No. 26, 2014
8 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 2014
Date Written: October 26, 2014
Parting styles and its impact of child behavior is core phenomena of behavioral science that needs specific attention from researcher and practitioner around the globe. The purpose of present qualitative study is to explore the new trend of parenting style emerging in the society and their impact on child behaviors by using unstructured interviews trough homogeneous sampling of parents located in Islamabad and native areas. The data gathered from unstructured interviews was transcribed and processed through thematic analysis using NVivo 10 software. The findings of study reveal the notion that ultimately behavior of child depends upon parenting style and many factors contribute in shaping parenting style that may be external environment, support, love, affection and opportunities. Effective communication is the ultimately outcome that is effective among majority of parents and that can be used by parents in accessing their child behavior and adjusting their parenting strategies.
Keywords: Communication, Support, Affection, Authoritative
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