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Social Science and Public Policy

The Influence of Local and Global Discourses on Parental Beliefs and Practices of Indian Parents

October 1, 2019 at 12:30pm2:00pm EDT

Eggers Hall, 341

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Amita Gupta, Professor of Education, The City College of New York

Gupta will discuss the findings of a study to understand Indian parents’ perceptions on parent-child relationships including those with extended family; parents’ attitudes with regard to the education of their young children; and parents’ preferences for the skills and behaviors which in their view were important for their children to learn. The discussion will trace traditional and modern influences that shape current beliefs and practices of Indian parents.

This event was published on August 19, 2019.

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