Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Intergenerational relations and life-satisfaction in mother-daughter dyads from Indonesia, China, and Germany
Authors: Schwarz, Beate
Albert, Isabelle
Trommsdorff, Gisela
Zheng, Gang
Shi, Shaohua
Nelwan, Peter R.
DOI: 10.1177/0022022110372197
Published in: Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology
Volume(Issue): 41
Issue: 5-6
Pages: 706
Pages to: 722
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Sage
ISSN: 1552-5422
Language: English
Subjects: Kulturvergleich; Familie
Subject (DDC): 155: Differential and developmental psychology
306: Culture
Abstract: The exchange of support between generations is a fundamental feature of intergenerational relationships. Although most studies have concentrated on the impact of social support on the receiver, effects on subjective well-being of the provider of support have been studied less often. Given cultural differences in the norms and values of intergenerational relationships, the present study compared samples from rural and urban China, Indonesia, and Germany. The results showed that in the different cultural contexts elderly mothers’ well-being was differently related to help that they provided to their adult daughters. The results are discussed from a culture-informed perspective on intergenerational relationships.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: Applied Psychology
Organisational Unit: Psychological Institute (PI)
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