Modern Attitudes Toward Older Adults in the Aging World: A Cross-Cultural Meta-Analysis.

@article{North2015ModernAT,
  title={Modern Attitudes Toward Older Adults in the Aging World: A Cross-Cultural Meta-Analysis.},
  author={Michael S. North and Susan T. Fiske},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2015},
  volume={141 5},
  pages={
          993-1021
        }
}
Prevailing beliefs suggest that Eastern cultures hold older adults in higher esteem than Western cultures do, due to stronger collectivist traditions of filial piety. However, in modern, industrialized societies, the strain presented by dramatic rises in population aging potentially threatens traditional cultural expectations. Addressing these competing hypotheses, a literature search located 37 eligible papers, comprising samples from 23 countries and 21,093 total participants, directly… 
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