cultural variations in attachment

Aims, procedure, findings and conclusion of their study.

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Who carried out study?
Van Ijzendoorn and Kroonenberg
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Aims
to see whether there's difference in attachment types between cultures
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Procedures
meta-analysis of over 2,000 strange situation studies from 8 countries
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Findings
Secure attachment most common across ALL nations. Western: dominant insecure type was avoidant. Non-western: dominant was resistant but China: 50/50 split of avoidant and resistant.
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Conclusion
Secure attachment is the norm. Van I & K suggest similarities are cause by media so that parenting style are similar.
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