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|Title:||Validation of the Chinese parental expectation on child’s future scale|
|Authors:||Leung, Janet T. Y.|
Shek, Daniel T. L.
|Publisher:||Walter de Gruyter|
|Source:||International journal on disability and human development, July 2011, v. 10, no. 3, p. 267-274.|
|Abstract:||Based on the data collected from 125 parents in Hong Kong, the psychometric properties of the original 23-item Chinese Parental Expectation on Child’s Future Scale (CPECF) are examined in this paper. Results showed that the scale had good reliability (internal consistency and test-retest reliability) and convergent validity in the sample. After deletion of six items, a revised scale (Revised-CPECF) was further developed. The Revised Chinese Parental Expectation on Child’s Future Scale (Revised-CPECF) showed improvement in internal consistency and convergent validity. For the dimensionality of the revised measure, a 5-factor structure was extracted from the parent sample. The present study is a pioneer attempt to assess parental expectation on child’s future in different Chinese communities.|
|Rights:||©2011 by Walter de Gruyter. The journal web site is located at http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/ijamh|
|Appears in Collections:||APSS Journal/Magazine Articles|
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