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Parents, Children and Sense of Control. ESRI Research Bulletin 2011/3/2

Watson, Dorothy (2011) Parents, Children and Sense of Control. ESRI Research Bulletin 2011/3/2. UNSPECIFIED.

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    To the extent that people believe that their own actions can bring about a valued outcome, they are said to have a “sense of control”. This is a key factor in understanding why people act as they do. When individuals feel that their actions can make a difference to important aspects of their lives, they are motivated to take action. If, on the other hand, they feel that their actions do not make a difference, there is little incentive to act. To what extent has the sense of control of adult children been affected by that of their parents? This question is addressed in a recent article.**

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    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > social policy > families and children
    Countries > Ireland
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Dublin > ESRI Research Bulletin
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2019 22:14
    Number of Pages: 2
    Last Modified: 13 Dec 2019 22:14

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