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Duru-Bellat, Marie; Tenret, Elise – Comparative Education Review, 2012
This article reports on perceptions of meritocracy and support for education-based meritocracy in 26 countries. Using the International Social Survey Program Social Inequality III (1999) survey, we investigate the impact of education on perceptions and support, at both the individual and the country level. At the individual level, education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Systems, Attitudes, Differences
Rokach, Ami – 2002
The present study examined the techniques that the elderly in North America and Portugal employ in coping with loneliness. The present study results indicated that cultural background does affect the manner in which the elderly cope with loneliness, particularly in their use of Reflection and acceptance, Distancing and denial, and Religion and…
Descriptors: Coping, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries, Loneliness