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dc.contributor.authorPavlova, Maria K.
dc.contributor.authorSilbereisen, Rainer K.
dc.contributor.authorRanta, Mette
dc.contributor.authorSalmela-Aro, Katariina
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-13T06:35:59Z
dc.date.available2017-06-13T21:45:06Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.citationPavlova, M. K., Silbereisen, R. K., Ranta, M., & Salmela-Aro, K. (2016). Warm and Supportive Parenting Can Discourage Offspring’s Civic Engagement in the Transition to Adulthood. <i>Journal of Youth and Adolescence</i>, <i>45</i>(11), 2197-2217. <a href="https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-016-0511-5" target="_blank">https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-016-0511-5</a>
dc.identifier.otherCONVID_26116087
dc.identifier.otherTUTKAID_70649
dc.identifier.urihttps://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/51612
dc.description.abstractIt is widely believed that warm and supportive parenting fosters all kinds of prosocial behaviors in the offspring, including civic engagement. However, accumulating international evidence suggests that the effects of family support on civic engagement may sometimes be negative. To address this apparent controversy, we identified several scenarios for the negative effects of supportive parenting on youth civic engagement and tested them using four waves of data from the Finnish Educational Transitions Studies. They followed 1549 students (55 % female) from late adolescence into young adulthood, included both maternal (n = 231) and offspring reports of parental support, and assessed civic engagement in young adulthood. Control variables included socioeconomic status, other sociodemographic indicators, church belonging, personality traits, and earlier civic engagement. Higher maternal warmth and support and a stronger identification with the parental family in adolescence predicted offspring’s lower political activism up to 10 years later. Perceived parental support in young adulthood predicted lower volunteering 2 years later. There were no significant effects on general organizational involvement (e.g., in student and hobby associations). None of the a priori scenarios that we identified from the literature appeared to explain the pattern of results satisfactorily. We put forth cultural and life stage explanations of our findings.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherSpringer New York LLC
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJournal of Youth and Adolescence
dc.subject.othercivic engagement
dc.subject.otherparental warmth
dc.subject.otherparental support
dc.subject.otherparenting styles
dc.subject.otherpositive youth development
dc.subject.otheryouth volunteering
dc.subject.otherpolitical activism
dc.titleWarm and Supportive Parenting Can Discourage Offspring’s Civic Engagement in the Transition to Adulthood
dc.typearticle
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:fi:jyu-201610124348
dc.contributor.laitosPsykologian laitosfi
dc.contributor.laitosDepartment of Psychologyen
dc.contributor.oppiainePsykologiafi
dc.contributor.oppiainePsychologyen
dc.type.urihttp://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle
dc.date.updated2016-10-12T09:15:02Z
dc.type.coarjournal article
dc.description.reviewstatuspeerReviewed
dc.format.pagerange2197-2217
dc.relation.issn0047-2891
dc.relation.numberinseries11
dc.relation.volume45
dc.type.versionacceptedVersion
dc.rights.copyright© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016. This is a final draft version of an article whose final and definitive form has been published by Springer. Published in this repository with the kind permission of the publisher.
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dc.relation.doi10.1007/s10964-016-0511-5


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