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  • Parental Involvement in Child’s Development: Father vs. Mother  [CPA 2013]
  • DOI: 10.4236/ojmp.2013.24B001   PP.1 - 6
  • Author(s)
  • Yeoh Si Han, Woo Pei Jun
  • This study aims to investigate on Malaysian young adults’ perceived father and mother involvement. A questionnaire survey with Father Involvement Scale, and Mother Involvement Scale was carried out on 100 male and 100 female local university and college student aged 18 and 25 years old. The findings show that mothers engaged more in expressive and mentoring/advising involvement as compared to fathers. However, there is no difference between fathers and mothers in instrumental involvement. This study gives us a better understanding on the pattern of parental involvement in Malaysia and hence helps to promote better parent-child relationship.

  • Parental Involvement; Father; Mother
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