Intergenerational communication across cultures: young people's perceptions of conversations with family elders, non-family elders and same-age peers.

@article{Giles2003IntergenerationalCA,
  title={Intergenerational communication across cultures: young people's perceptions of conversations with family elders, non-family elders and same-age peers.},
  author={Howard Giles and Kimberly A. Noels and Angie Williams and Hiroshi Ota and Tae-Seop Lim and Sik Hung Ng and Ellen Ryan and Lilnabeth P Somera},
  journal={Journal of cross-cultural gerontology},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={1-32}
}
Young adults from three Western (Canada, U.S.A., and New Zealand) and three East Asian (The Philippines, South Korea and Japan) nations completed a questionnaire regarding their perceptions of interactions with family elders, non-family elders, and same-age peers. Results showed that East Asians perceived family elders to be as accommodating as same-age peers, whereas Westerners perceived family elders as more accommodating than their same-age peers. Participants in both cultural blocks… CONTINUE READING

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