Race as a Moderator of Associations Between Spanking and Child Outcomes.

  title={Race as a Moderator of Associations Between Spanking and Child Outcomes.},
  author={Elizabeth T. Gershoff and Andrew C Grogan-Kaylor},
  journal={Family relations},
  volume={65 3},
The cultural normativeness perspective argues that parenting practices such as spanking are more beneficial for children when they occur in cultural groups within which they are normative. Research on this issue in the United States has focused on race as a marker of culture, and findings have been mixed. The present study presents meta-analyses of five studies that reported effect sizes separately for White (n = 11,814) and Black (n = 3,065) American children (5 to 14 years of age). Mean… Expand

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