Mother-Child and Father-Child Interactional Synchrony in Dyadic and Triadic Interactions

Mother-Child and Father-Child Interactional Synchrony in Dyadic and Triadic Interactions

Mother-Child and Father-Child Interactional Synchrony in Dyadic and Triadic Interactions

Mother-Child and Father-Child Interactional Synchrony in Dyadic and Triadic Interactionss

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Référence bibliographique [276]

de Mendonça, Julia, Cossette, Louise, Strayer, Francis et Gravel, France. 2011. «Mother-Child and Father-Child Interactional Synchrony in Dyadic and Triadic Interactions ». Sex Roles, vol. 64, no 1, p. 132-142.

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1. Objectifs


Intentions :
« The aim of the present study was to compare father-child and mother-child interactional synchrony when they interact in dyad and in triad. » (p. 134)

Questions/Hypothèses:
« Consistent with previous work we hypothesized that the context of interaction will have an impact on parent–child interactional synchrony. » (p. 134)

2. Méthode


Échantillon/Matériau :
L’échantillon comprend quarante-deux familles québécoises (mère, père, enfant âgé de 32 mois) que les chercheurs ont observées en contexte d’interaction.

Type de traitement des données :
Analyse statistique

3. Résumé


« Numerous studies have emphasized the differences in the interactive styles of mothers and fathers with their child. Moreover, biological explanations of these parenting styles have generally been proposed without considering the influence of the social and cultural context in which families are immersed. With the majority of mothers now in the workforce in western countries, and the greater emphasis on fathers involvement with their child, significant changes may emerge in fathers’ and mothers’ patterns of interaction with their child. Based on a systemic perspective of parenting roles, the aim of the present study was to compare interactional synchrony in mother-child and father-child dyads in dualearner families from the French province of Québec, Canada. » (p. 132)