Attachment and amae: a comparative study of mother-child close relationships in Japan and Britain

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Komatsu, Kaori;
(2011)
  • Publisher: The University of Edinburgh
  • Subject: attachment | amae | cross-cultural

Attachment theory addresses the young child’s biological and psychological need to elicit their mother’s protection and care, and seeks to explain the emotional bond that forms between them in the early years of life. Several researchers have pointed out that t... View more
Share - Bookmark