Parenting and Adolescent Identity

  title={Parenting and Adolescent Identity},
  author={Saloni Sapru},
  journal={Journal of Adolescent Research},
  pages={484 - 513}
  • S. Sapru
  • Published 1 September 2006
  • Psychology, Sociology
  • Journal of Adolescent Research
This article examines the ancestral and acculturated cultural meanings in immigrant Indian parenting and adolescent identity using the independence-interdependence dimension as the focus. Forty Indian parents and their adolescents in Delhi, India, and Geneva, Switzerland, were interviewed using open-ended questions and scenarios. Adolescents also completed a contextual version of the Twenty Statements Test. Results showed beliefs and practices to be similar for the two groups of parents except… 

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