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Parent-child interactions and adolescent misbehaviour

Jamaluddin, Zakiyah (2011) Parent-child interactions and adolescent misbehaviour. Manusia dan Masyarakat = Man and Society, 21. pp. 132-144.

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This paper addresses issues of adolescents' misbehavior in one of the low cost flat housing areas in Kuala Lumpur. The objective of the study was to examine parent-child interactions and its effect on adolescent' misbehavior. A total of 19 participants including 11 adolescent, three mother, two UMNO branch leaders an MCA women leader a former Surau (prayer hall) Chairman and the former internet cafe staff were chosen by purposive and snowball techniques. This study found that parent-child interactions for those participants was associated to adolescent misbehavior. Adolescent misbehavior appeared to be due to a lack of parental support and control behavior, economic pressure and adolescent rebellion and factors related to adolescents school.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Parent-child interaction, family relationship, adolescent, peer groups, misbehavior.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Zakiyah Jamaluddin
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2012 08:53
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2012 08:53
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/5570

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