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This book is a useful resource for older high school students and young adults dealing with the transition between adolescence and adulthood.

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with an adolescent is the teen's resistance to authority and lack of trust in the adult world.
In short, the rearing of adolescents is not accomplished in the same way and withthe same outcomes by all parents. Adults vary in their parenting styles and in the mannerin which they socialize their children. This variation is linked to different individualcharacteristics of parents and, as well, to the features of the proximal and distal contextswithin which parents and families are embedded. This variation is associated also withdifferences in other contextual factors--relating, for instance, to parental education,family social support, parental mental health, family stability, and poverty.

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How successful are parents' attempts at socialization? By virtue of the fact thatsociety continues to evolve, and is not characterized by intergenerational warfare orrevolution, and that the vast majority of youth become contributing adults to society, wecan conclude that socialization "works," that the "apple does not fall far from the tree"; . Indeed, during adolescence very few families--estimatesare between 5% to 10%--experience a major deterioration in the parent-child relationship. Moreover, not only do parents expect to see change in their sons' anddaughters' behaviors as they socialize them during adolescence , but--through their interactions on a day-to-day basis--parents can model and/or shape the cognitive, emotional and behavioral attributes theydesire to see in their offspring ; ; ;. It is through therelationships that parents and their adolescent children have that the most immediatebases are provided of youth behavior and development.

 

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Still another approach to understanding socialization is to appraise whetherdifferent groups within a society direct their youth to comparable developmentalachievements. Research in Israel, for instance, suggests that youth from Arab Israelifamilies are raised to view the father as having more power than the mother; in turn,Jewish Israeli youth see more maternal than paternal power . Similarly, in Japan, problems of adolescent adjustment are most likely to occur forboys who are aligned with their mothers, but whose mothers and fathers disagree aboutsocialization practices . In turn, male and female adolescentimmigrants from Third World countries to Norway differ in their attitudes towardacculturation ; although both groups place a lot of importance on maintainingtheir cultural heritage, boys favor acculturation more than girls.


The publication of this book andrelated articles made it easier for child psychiatrists to continue to treatadolescents who had reached adulthood and to actually diagnose AD/HD in adults.


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Of course, however, adults differ in the ways in which they enact their role asparent. They show different styles of raising their children. Differences in child rearingstyles is associated with important variation in adolescent development.

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Similarly, in a study of about 10,000 high school students, adolescents whoseparents are accepting, firm, and democratic achieve higher school grades, are more selfreliant, less anxious and depressed, and less likely to engage in delinquent behavior thanare youth with parents using other rearing styles ; this influence of authoritative parenting held for youth of differentethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds and regardless of whether the adolescent's familywas intact. Moreover, adolescents with authoritative parents are more likely to have well-rounded peer groups, that is, groups that admire both adult as well as youth values andnorms, e.g., academic achievement/school success and athletics/social popularity,respectively . In turn, youth with uninvolvedparents had peer groups that did not support adult norms or values, and boys withindulgent parents were in peer groups that stressed fun and partying .

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There is diversity in these child-social context relations. As a consequence oftheir characteristics of individuality, children elicit differential reactions in their parents,and these reactions provide the basis of feedback to the child, that is, there is returnstimulation which influences his or her further individual development. The bidirectionalchild-parent relationships involved in these relationships may be termed "circularfunctions"(Schneirla, 1957); these functions underscore the point that children (andadolescents, and adults) are producers of their own development and that people'srelations to their contexts involve reciprocal exchanges ; . The parent shapes the child, but part of what determines the way inwhich the parent does this is the child himself or herself.

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Through the diverse interactions a child has with his or her parents, the childinfluences the parents that are influencing him or her. The child is thereby shaping asource of his or her own development. In this sense, children are producers of their owndevelopment , and the presence of such child effects constitutes the basis ofbidirectional relations between parents and children. Of course, this bidirectional relationcontinues when the child is an adolescent and an adult. And corresponding relations existbetween the person and siblings, friends, teachers, and indeed all other significant peoplein his or her life.