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    Difference between authoritarian and authoritative parenting.

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    How is authoritarian and authoritative style parenting different and what effect does either have on academic achievement?

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    Authoritarian style parenting differs from authoritative style parenting, largely due to the fact that authoritarian style parenting is a very rigid and inflexible form of parenting. One of the key aspects of authoritarian style parenting is the fact that the parent establishes their authority as unquestionable, and establishes rules and regulations without much thought about the children who will be affected by these rules and regulations. The authoritarian style of parenting is also a style of parenting in which there are usually unreasonable demands placed upon children by the parents, and the children are expected to meet these demands at all times. Authoritarian parents often do not take the time to ensure that the standards ...

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