Accommodation and nonaccommodation across the lifespan: Perspectives from Thailand, Japan, and the United States of America

@article{McCann2003AccommodationAN,
  title={Accommodation and nonaccommodation across the lifespan: Perspectives from Thailand, Japan, and the United States of America},
  author={R. M. McCann and H. Ota and H. Giles and Richard Caraker},
  journal={Communication Reports},
  year={2003},
  volume={16},
  pages={69 - 91}
}
  • R. M. McCann, H. Ota, +1 author Richard Caraker
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • Communication Reports
  • This study investigates perceptions of intra‐ and intergenerational communication among young adults in Thailand, Japan, and the U.S.A. Interactions with older adults were reported to be generally more problematic than those with other younger people. While older people were seen as more nonaccommodative than younger people, younger adults felt more obliged to be polite to, and respectful of, the former than their peer age group. Young adults were also avoidant of communication with older… CONTINUE READING
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