Comparison of Parent-Child Conflicts in Chinese and American Families

Haiyan LI, Piaodi WANG


In modern society, the conflicts between parents and children are eminently shown through the different outlooks on the world, on lives, and the different values of views. It is an important aspect of the family education. If we can solve the conflicts of both sides properly, it will benefit the normal emotional communication between the two generations. Therefore, this thesis will make comparative studies on parent-child conflict in Chinese and American families, analyzing similarities and differences and summarizing the reference on the solutions in dealing with family conflicts. We should take its essence to its dregs and apply them reasonably to the family education of our country to help children grow up more healthily.


Parent-child conflict; Chinese and American families; Family education

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