Parent-child communication: The impact of globalisation and rapid social transformation in Khulais – Saudi Arabia

Alsaedy, Faiz Muberek H. (2015) Parent-child communication: The impact of globalisation and rapid social transformation in Khulais – Saudi Arabia. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This qualitative study of parent-child communication examined the views of parents and children in a province of Saudi Arabia concerning how family interactions, parental authority and children’s behaviours are affected by the globalising influences of media and technology. Impacts reported include how tension in family communication arises as children develop a hybrid culture through accessing Western ideas and ideologies that are profoundly challenging to traditional Islamic culture.

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ID Code: 86962
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Burton, Judith, Lonne, Robert, & Wagner, Ingrid
Keywords: Globalisation, Media and technology, Parental roles and authority, Parenting style, Rural and urban areas, Parent-child communication, Social change, Islamic families, Children and technology
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 07 Oct 2015 04:47
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2015 04:29

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