Cambodian Early Adolescents’ Academic Achievement

  title={Cambodian Early Adolescents’ Academic Achievement},
  author={Sothy Eng},
  journal={The Journal of Early Adolescence},
  pages={378 - 403}
  • Sothy Eng
  • Published 1 April 2013
  • Psychology, Education
  • The Journal of Early Adolescence
This study examined the associations of parents’ cultural beliefs and attitudes with respect to fate, traditional gender roles, aspirations, and involvement in children’s academic achievement in Cambodia. Based on Coleman’s social capital theory, a good parent-child relationship enables children’s school success because resources are created as a result of the children’s recognizing the value their parents place on education. Samples included 202 parent-child dyads. Results showed that greater… 

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