Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Effects of different facets of paternal and maternal control behaviour on the early adolescents’ perceived academic competence
Authors: Stutz, Melanie
Schwarz, Beate
DOI: 10.1080/17405629.2013.867846
Published in: European Journal of Developmental Psychology
Volume(Issue): 11
Issue: 2
Pages: 227
Pages to: 242
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1740-5610
Language: English
Subjects: Academic competence; School engagement; Parental supervision; Parental authoritarian control; SEM; Longitudinal study
Subject (DDC): 155: Differential and developmental psychology
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine how different aspects of paternal and maternal control behaviours influence the perceived academic competence of early adolescents indirectly via their engagement with school. The analyses are based on a longitudinal study with two waves that were separated by 12 months. The participants were 228 early adolescents (50.4% girls) with an average age of 11.62 years (SD = 0.41) at the outset. Structural equation modeling analyses using bootstrapping procedures revealed that parental supervision was indirectly related to the perceived academic competence of adolescents via their engagement with schools, whereas parental authoritarian control was only linked to engagement with school. The discussion focuses on the multifaceted nature of parental control and the importance of both parents for the academic success of adolescents.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: Applied Psychology
Organisational Unit: Psychological Institute (PI)
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