Relatedly, as we have noted, siblings are building blocks of family structure, yet beyond research on sibship size almost nothing is known about family-wide constellations of sibling relationships and roles, including how experiences in one sibling relationship influence dynamics in another, or moderate their impact on development.
J Vocat Behav What causes birth order — intelligence patterns? On the basis of a review of hundreds of studies, mostly conducted in the United States, Steelman et al.
Child effects also were evident in research on families with children who had a disability or a chronic illness. Psychological Bulletin. Although siblings are building blocks of family structure and key players in family dynamics, their role has been relatively neglected by family scholars and by those who study close relationships.
Studying how sibling relationships are embedded within families advances our understanding of both sibling relationships and families as social systems. Author manuscript; available in PMC Mar
We propose to study adolescent sibling pairs, mothers, and fathers in Mexican American families. Children of six cultures: A psycho-cultural analysis. Other studies complement cross-cultural work Nuckolls,using ethnic-homogeneous research designs to illuminate sources of within-group variability in sibling processes.
What parents learn from experience: The first child as a first draft? Handbook of socialization: Theory and research. The admixture hypothesis, revived. Sociological and Social Psychological Approaches One early line of research focused on the significance of sibling structure variables.
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