Parent–Adolescent Relationships in the Context of Interpersonal Disagreements

  title={Parent–Adolescent Relationships in the Context of Interpersonal Disagreements},
  author={Shagufa Kapadia and Joan G. Miller},
  journal={Psychology and Developing Societies},
  pages={33 - 50}
The paper is based on a study that aims to understand adolescent–parent relationships in the context of interpersonal disagreements. The issue of disagreements or disputes between parents and adolescents is of interest because of its relevance to understanding universal versus culturally variable features of adolescent development and parent–adolescent relationships. The study focused on understanding the dynamics of dispute resolution in Indian families, particularly the strategies of… 

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