publication . Article . 2014

Parent-child cultural orientations and child adjustment in Chinese American immigrant families.

Chen, SH; Hua, M; Zhou, Q; Tao, A; Lee, EH; Ly, J; Main, A;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Algeria
Abstract
Direct and indirect/mediated relations of (a) children's and parents' cultural orientations and (b) parent-child gaps in cultural orientations to children's psychological adjustment were examined in a socioeconomically diverse sample of 258 Chinese American children (age 6-9 years) from immigrant families. Parents reported on children's and their own Chinese and American orientations in language proficiency, media use, and social relationships. Parents and teachers rated children's externalizing and internalizing problems and social competence. Using structural equation modeling, we found evidence for both the effects of children's and parents' cultural orientat...
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free text keywords: Humans, Questionnaires, Adaptation, Psychological, Orientation, Parent-Child Relations, Parents, Models, Culture, Multilingualism, Child, Asian Americans, Female, Male, Emigrants and Immigrants, Surveys and Questionnaires, cultural orientation, child adjustment, immigrant families, Developmental & Child Psychology, Psychology, Cognitive Sciences, Specialist Studies in Education
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