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Descriptor in English: Child Rearing
Descriptor in Spanish: Crianza del Niño
Descriptor in Portuguese: Educação Infantil
Descriptor in French: Éducation de l'enfant
Entry term(s): Child Rearings
Rearing, Child
Rearings, Child
Tree number(s): F01.318
Scope note: The training or bringing-up of children by parents or parent-substitutes. It is used also for child rearing practices in different societies, at different economic levels, in different ethnic groups, etc. It differs from PARENTING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the child and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
Annotation: check also tag CHILD or specific; differentiate from PARENTING which emphasizes the role & responsibility of the parent while CHILD REARING emphasizes the upbringing: read MeSH definitions but if in doubt use term of author
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
HI history
PX psychology
TD trends
History Note: 68(64)
See also the descriptors: Parenting MeSH
DeCS UI: 2719
Descriptor UI: D002668
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1992/05/07
Child Rearing - Preferred
Concept UI M0004074
Scope note The training or bringing-up of children by parents or parent-substitutes. It is used also for child rearing practices in different societies, at different economic levels, in different ethnic groups, etc. It differs from PARENTING in that in child rearing the emphasis is on the act of training or bringing up the child and the interaction between the parent and child, while parenting emphasizes the responsibility and qualities of exemplary behavior of the parent.
Preferred term Child Rearing
Entry term(s) Child Rearings
Rearing, Child
Rearings, Child



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