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ERIC Number: EJ442155
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0022-4545
Preferences for Friends and Close Relationships Partners: A Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Goodwin, Robin; Tang, Daniel
Journal of Social Psychology, v131 n4 p579-81 Aug 1991
Summarizes a study of questionnaire responses by British and Hong Kong Chinese students rating preferred traits in friends and romantic partners. Reports that romantic partners were expected to be more honest and caring than friends. Lists three principal preferences: kindness/consideration, extroversion, and sensitivity. Finds sensitivity stressed by British subjects for either relationship. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong; United Kingdom (Great Britain)