JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONALAND INSTRUCTIONAL STUDIESIN THE WORLD, cilt.3, ss.74-82, 2013 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)
The aim of this research is to analyze parenting styles of families with 5-6 year-old children according to several variables (gender of children, number of children, immediate family, big family, education level of mother and father). The sample of the study consists of 2751 families living in 12 different cities in different regions of Turkey. Data was collected through “Parenting Styles and Dimensions Scale” which were developed by Kapçı ve Erdinç-Demirci (2009). The results of the study showed that child gender, number of children, parents’ level of education cause significant difference on parenting style.
Key Words: Parenting Style, 5-6 Year Old Children, Preschool Education.