Perceptions of parenting: individual differences and the effect of community.

@article{Caughy2001PerceptionsOP,
  title={Perceptions of parenting: individual differences and the effect of community.},
  author={Margaret O'Brien Caughy and Anne E. Brodsky and Patricia O'Campo and Robert Aronson},
  journal={American journal of community psychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={679-99}
}
Neighborhood norms are an important determinant of beliefs and attitudes about parenting, and measuring changes in community norms is an important component of evaluating community-based programs for improving child outcomes. The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not a survey of community residents' perceptions of parenting could be used to measure community parenting norms and whether these perceptions differed by individual or community characteristics. Two community surveys… CONTINUE READING