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Influence of parenting styles and peer pressure on delinquent behaviour among senior secondary school students in Kaduna metropolis

 Department: Psychology  
 By: usericon bapatigi7954  

 Project ID: 4508
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Abstract
The study was aimed at investigating the influence of parenting styles and peer pressure on delinquent behaviors among Senior Secondary School Students in the Kaduna metropolis. To do this, four objectives, four research questions research hypotheses and four basic assumptions were formulated. Also, correlational design was adopted and data was collected from 320 students (male 164 (51.2%) female  156 (48.8%)) age range 14– 19years drawn from the ten purposively selected schools with the population of 2256 in Kaduna metropolis. Data was collected using parenting style questionnaires that cover democratic parenting style, autocratic parenting style, and Laissez-faire parenting style. Peer Pressure Questionnaire and Delinquent Behaviour Questionnaire were also used. The data collected were subjected to statistical analysis using Pearson‘s Product Moment Correlation at the .05 levels of significance to test the four hypotheses stated for the study. Result revealed that there is a significant negative correlation r  -.188 p  .001 between Democratic Parenting Style and Delinquent behaviour which implies that children from homes where Democratic Parenting Style is used are less likely to be delinquents. ...
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