Acceptable disagreement across generations

Jacqueline J. Goodnow*

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A lack of agreement between generations need not be regarded as dysfunctional or as a source for parental action. An alternative analysis directs attention to when parents care about a lack of agreement, suggests several ways in which a lack of agreement may come about, and prompts a variety of new research questions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-64
Number of pages14
JournalNew Directions for Child and Adolescent Development
Issue number66
Publication statusPublished - 1994


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