Feelings towards Older vs. Younger Adults: Results from the European Social Survey

  title={Feelings towards Older vs. Younger Adults: Results from the European Social Survey},
  author={L. Ayalon},
  journal={Educational Gerontology},
  pages={888 - 901}
  • L. Ayalon
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Educational Gerontology
The study evaluated the association of modernization (at the macro/societal-level) and modernity (at the micro/individual-level) with feelings towards older vs. younger adults. Analysis was based on the fourth wave of the European Social Survey, which includes a rotated module on ageism. The sample consisted of 28 countries and a total of 54,988 respondents. The outcome was based on two affective items measuring explicit feelings towards older vs. younger adults. Hierarchical linear modeling… Expand
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