McKenna, Anne. Attitudes of Irish mothers to child rearing

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Attitudes of Irish mothers to child rearing

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of comparative family studies -- Vol. 10, no. 2

Published By: Original publisher Journal of comparative family studies -- Vol. 10, no. 2 Calgary, Alta.: [s.n.]. 1979. 227-251 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Anne McKenna

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Rural Irish (ER06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Personality traits (157); Gender status (562); Classes (565); Infant care (854); Education system (871);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This analysis of the maternal attitudes of Irish mothers across class, educational level, and age, used a standardized psychological test, the Parental Attitude Research Inventory (PARI). Compared to test results from the United States, the author found that Irish mothers tended to be more authoritarian and controlling, and less enamored with democratic attitudes than their American counterparts, although there was significant variation across class and mothers' level of education. In larger households where there was spousal help, mothers tended to be less controlling.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 22

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. er06-022

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-251)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1960

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Social Scientist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 2014

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1960

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Ireland

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Ireland--Rural conditions

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