Gender roles in immigrant families: Parenting views, practices, and child development

Susan S. Chuang, Catherine Tamis-Lemonda

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Ecological and acculturation frameworks are especially central to understanding the experiences of immigrant populations and to date, current research has yielded new conceptual and methodological tools for documenting the cultural and developmental processes of children and their families. This special issue of 12 articles focuses on immigrant families and the importance of gender along various dimensions: parental roles, parent-child relationships, child outcomes. The collection of articles also represents various innovative methodologies used, including quantitative and qualitative approaches.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)451-455
Number of pages5
JournalSex Roles
Issue number7-8 SPEC. ISS.
StatePublished - Apr 2009


  • Acculturation
  • Culture
  • Fathering
  • Immigration
  • Parent-child relationships
  • Parenting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gender Studies
  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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