Parents' Goals for Children: The Dynamic Coexistence of Individualism and Collectivism in Cultures and Individuals.

@article{TamisLeMonda2007ParentsGF,
  title={Parents' Goals for Children: The Dynamic Coexistence of Individualism and Collectivism in Cultures and Individuals.},
  author={Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda and Niobe Way and Diane L Hughes and Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Ronit Kahana Kalman and Erika Y. Niwa},
  journal={Social Development},
  year={2007},
  volume={17},
  pages={183-209}
}
Current scholarship on the cultural value systems of individualism and collectivism, and the associated developmental goals of autonomy and relatedness, has moved beyond grand divide theories to emphasize variation within individuals and cultures. We present a theoretical model on the dynamic coexistence of cultural value systems (at the macro level) and parents' developmental goals (at the micro level). We contend that cultural values and developmental goals that have largely been classified… 

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