ERIC Number: EJ383488
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Preadolescent Attitudes toward the Elderly: An Analysis of Race, Gender and Contact Variables.
Harris, Julianne; Fiedler, Charles M.
Adolescence, v23 n90 p335-40 Sum 1988
White, Mexican-American, and Black preadolescents (N=157) completed Tuckman-Lorge Old People Scale and contact questionnaire to examine preadolescent attitudes toward elderly through analysis of race, gender, and contact variables. Found only one variable studied, race, was significantly related to attitudes toward elderly. White preadolescents possessed most positive attitudes, with greatest differences between White and Black female subjects. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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