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Yu, Jeong Jin – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2011
The primary goal of this study was to examine the longitudinal reciprocal relationships between connectedness to parents and autonomy among Korean adolescents using five annual waves of the Korea Youth Panel Survey. The sample consisted of 3,449 adolescents, whose mean age was 13.79 years at Wave 1. Contrary to the mainstream findings in…
Descriptors: Maintenance, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Values
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Ferguson, Yuna L.; Kasser, Tim; Jahng, Seungmin – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2011
Past research shows that higher well-being is reported by adolescents who live in individualistic rather than collectivistic nations. Such cross-national differences may be due to the amount of autonomy support adolescents receive from authority figures. To examine this hypothesis, in the current study, 322 adolescents from Denmark, South Korea,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Well Being, School Attitudes, Satisfaction
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Lee, Chien-Ti; Beckert, Troy E.; Goodrich, Thane R. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2010
In an effort to validate the use of a Western model of adolescent development with Asian youth, 781 urban and rural Taiwanese high school students (56% female) completed questionnaires about their development. Adolescents were first divided into cultural value orientations (i.e. collectivistic, individualistic, or transitional) and compared…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Rural Areas, Urban Areas, Youth
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Jang, Hyungshim; Reeve, Johnmarshall; Ryan, Richard M.; Kim, Ahyoung – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2009
Recognizing recent criticisms concerning the cross-cultural generalizability of self-determination theory (SDT), the authors tested the SDT view that high school students in collectivistically oriented South Korea benefit from classroom experiences of autonomy support and psychological need satisfaction. In Study 1, experiences of autonomy,…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Structural Equation Models, Foreign Countries, Self Determination
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Bao, Xue-Hua; Lam, Shui-Fong – Child Development, 2008
The importance of autonomy for children's motivation in collectivistic cultures has been debated hotly. With the understanding that autonomy is not equivalent to freedom of choice, 4 studies addressed this debate by investigating how socioemotional relatedness, choice, and autonomy were related to Chinese children's motivation. Study 1 (N = 56,…
Descriptors: Freedom, Student Motivation, Personal Autonomy, Foreign Countries
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Fuligni, Andrew J.; Tseng, Vivian; Lam, May – Child Development, 1999
Examined attitudes toward family obligations in American tenth and twelfth graders from Filipino, Chinese, Mexican, Central and South American, and European backgrounds. Found that even within a society emphasizing adolescent autonomy and independence, youths from families with collectivistic traditions retain their parents' familial values and…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Age Differences
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Clark, Phillip G. – Gerontologist, 1991
Compares and contrasts value orientations of personal independence and collectivism in the United States and Canada and examines their relationship to concept of quality of life in aging. Explores implications of the analysis for expanding understanding of importance of value dimensions in comparative gerontology, and suggests ways of integrating…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Cross Cultural Studies, Ethics, Older Adults
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Jagers, Robert J.; Mock, Lynne O. – Journal of Black Psychology, 1995
Provides data on the construct validity of a newly developed Communalism Scale (CS) by exploring its relationship with indexes of collectivistic and individualistic tendencies. Results from 86 college students show that the CS scores were negatively correlated with individualistic attitudes. Positive relationships were found between communalism…
Descriptors: Blacks, College Students, Construct Validity, Correlation