African-American parenting style emphasizes on morals and personal values that shape children to behave well and respect others. The Black community uses punishment to reinforce desired behaviors that can shape the lives of the children. Despite living in an environment with the same resources, African American “Black: and Whites often raise theirs differently by giving more freedom to explore their world. The reason strictness observed in African-American parents is merely to prevent perpetuating Black stereotypes common among the White’s communities. A large body of evidence shows a relatively high rate of use spanking to teach children to respect power and authority. Conversely, When children get exposed to a violent environment, they suffer an adverse outcome in term of educational achievement. African-American have legitimate fears concerning their children’s safety, and the majority believe physical discipline is essential to keep young people away from incarceration due to crimes. Research conducted on African-American parenting discovered black are the authoritarian type of parents who always exhibit excess control over their children. Researchers have found a strong correlation between child maltreatment and presentation of psychological problem children from an African-American background.
Children are usually taught to be respectful and obedient within kinship networks.
African-American families have histories of spanking children to shape their negative behaviors or use as a response to prevent embarrassment in public (Querido, Warner, & Eyberg, 2002).
Regarding the history of slavery, punishment was used to reinforce obedience. Similarly, African-American parents continue to use discipline to prevent challenging behaviors. The selection of the topic aims to investigate the relationship between parenting styles in African American families and juvenile delinquency.
The parenting is perceived as (a model of tough love) to prepare their children for the inevitability of mistreatment (Mowen & Schroeder, 2008). The study will examine whether there is a clear connection between African families parenting styles and delinquent behavior among children and adolescents.
Thesis statement: African-American parenting style emphasizes on morals and personal values that shape children to behave well and respect others. The Black community uses punishment to reinforce desired behaviors that can shape the life of the children.
While the Black children are taught to adopt the living condition of their parents or guardian, white children are allowed to explore their world.
Grandchildren ensure children behave well while in public. The reason strictness observed in African-American parents is merely to prevent perpetuating Black stereotypes common among the White’s communities. The African-American parenting style is perceived harsh to prepare their generations for realities and behaviors of the white supremacists.
African-American often get victimized due to their skin color due to Wealth disparities have significant impacts on parenting practices.
A large body of evidence shows a relatively high rate of use spanking to teach children to respect power and authority.
Increased number of the parents have been arrested while children are placed under foster care to prevent such forms of child abuse (Turner, Chandler & Heffer, 2009).
Black parents were more than twice compare to Latino and white parents to apply corporal punishment daily thus less likely to spank children as a way of disciplining them.
It ironical that African-American have legitimate fears concerning their children’s safety and the majority believe physical discipline is essential to keep young people away from incarceration due to severe or petty crimes.
The African-Americans have a unique parenting style that aims to shape the behavior and personalities of their children. Additionally, the child from Black household is raised differently compare those from white and Latino families. Children are taught to respect their seniors. The punishment was prevented negative consequences of behaviors. However, black parenting style exposes children to a violent environment that is stressor and causality to developing mental health problems and weird practices.
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