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Parenting in Jordan

  • Hanan Takash
  • Suha Al-Hassan
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Part of the Science Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Science book series (SACH, volume 7)

Abstract

Jordanian society directs great attention to childhood. Together government and families take part in the parenting mission. The government makes laws to protect children and family based upon global human rights and provides services such as free education and health services, while families mostly follow the rules of Arabic culture in parenting children. Parenting in Jordan generally is directed by Islamic teaching and local tradition. Jordanian society is open to western culture which introduced new concepts and methods in parenting.

Keywords

Local Culture High Parental Education Arab Society Jordanian Family Jordanian Society 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Special Education, Queen Rania Faculty for ChildhoodThe Hashemite UniversityAz ZarqaJordan

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