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CENTRE FOR RESEARCH ON FAMILIES AND RELATIONSHIPS

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Parents, teenagers and family life: a qualitative investigation New researchers in families and relationships This briefing reports on a study that set out to investigate relationships between parents and young people in ordinary families in Scotland. Through interviews with parents and teenagers, it explored their ideas about families, what they saw as important in family life as well as the negotiation of increasing independence for young people. It also aimed to investigate the parenting styles that parents of teenagers adopted, and relate these to the styles seen as producing favourable outcomes in existing research literature. It also considered views on types of family, given the increased diversity of living arrangements in contemporary society. Key points ® Parents and young people felt that good communication was essential to a good relationship and that it led to positive outcomes for young people ® Spending time as a family was valued by both parents and young peopl

Year: 2002
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