Emotions are a window into one's heart : a qualitative analysis of parental beliefs about children's emotions across three ethnic groups / Alison E. Parker, Amy G. Halberstadt, Julie C. Dunsmore, Greg Townley, Alfred Bryant, Jr., Julie A. Thompson, and Karen S. Beale ; series editor: W. Andrew Collins.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 110-131) and index.
The authors conducted a qualitative study to explore parental beliefs about emotions in the family across three cultures: African American, European American, and Lumbee American Indian. Twelve focus groups were conducted with 87 parents from these 3 cultural groups. The purpose of the Monograph is to understand both parents' beliefs and how cultural or ethnic background may influence those beliefs.