Parents behaving badly: Gender biases in the perception of parental alienating behaviors.

@article{Harman2016ParentsBB,
  title={Parents behaving badly: Gender biases in the perception of parental alienating behaviors.},
  author={Jennifer J. Harman and Zeynep Biringen and Ellen M Ratajack and Pearl L Outland and Allyson Kraus},
  journal={Journal of family psychology : JFP : journal of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={866-874}
}
According to gender role theory, individuals who confirm expectations associated with their gender roles are rewarded and judged against these expectations when they deviate. Parental roles are strongly tied to gender, and there are very different expectations for behaviors of mothers and fathers. This study examined how mothers' and fathers' behaviors that… CONTINUE READING