Cultural Aspects on Child's Development and Parenting in Manggarai,East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

Lon, Yohanes and Widyawati, Fransiska (2017) Cultural Aspects on Child's Development and Parenting in Manggarai,East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Guidena, 7 (1). pp. 130-139. ISSN 2088-9623 (Print) – ISSN: 2442-7802 (online)

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This paper describes the influence of culture in defining the concept of a child, the stages of development and parenting of children in Manggarai, Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. The main questions are how do Manggaraian people define a child in their culture? How do people divide the stages of child development? What do parenting styles develop by the people to Reviews their children? How are these different concepts and similar to the general psychological concept about children? This paper was based on a qualitative research. The methods used were ethnography and grounded theory. Through mix Reviews These two approaches, the study is to explore and analyze the culture of Manggarai. The research found that: 1) the concept of a child in Manggarai depends on the way the people understand family and community rather than just understand a child as an individual. 2) There are three stages of childhood development play within the culture of Manggarai; 3) As a patriarchal community, the Manggarai people have unique parenting style to the son and daughter; 4). One unique parenting style within the culture of Manggarai was to educate a child to "fear of spirits and ancestors".

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Dr Fransiska Widyawati
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2018 02:17
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2018 02:17

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