Material Parenting: How the Use of Goods in Parenting Fosters Materialism in the Next Generation

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Marsha L. Richins; Lan Nguyen Chaplin;
  • Journal: Journal of Consumer Research,volume 41,issue 6,pages1,333-1,333
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1086/680087

This research introduces the concept of material parenting, in which parents use material goods to express their love or to shape children's behavior. Despite the common use of material goods for these purposes, possible long term effects of material parenting practices... View more
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