Intergenerational Value Similarity in Adulthood

C. Hoellger, S. Sommer, I. Albert, H.M. Buhl, Journal of Family Issues 42 (2020) 1234–1257.

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Hoellger, Christian; Sommer, Sabrina; Albert, Isabelle; Buhl, Heike M.LibreCat
This investigation concentrates on value similarity between parents and their children during adulthood. The interplay between gender, age, relationship quality, and frequency of contact on value similarity was analyzed. A total of 600 adult German children (53.8% women) and their parents took part in a questionnaire study. Value orientation was measured with a short version of Schwartz’s Portrait Values Questionnaire, and relationship quality with the Network of Relationships Inventory (Furman & Buhrmeister, 1992).Value similarity was higher in mother–daughter dyads compared to mother–son dyads, but in the other dyads, no significant differences were found. Regarding relationship quality, verbal intimacy was not related to value similarity. Parental satisfaction was associated with value similarity in the father–child dyads. Satisfaction, as perceived by adult children, was linked to value similarity in mother–child and father–son dyads. Furthermore, the frequency of contact related to value similarity between mothers and sons.
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Hoellger C, Sommer S, Albert I, Buhl HM. Intergenerational Value Similarity in Adulthood. Journal of Family Issues. 2020;42(6):1234-1257. doi:10.1177/0192513x20943914
Hoellger, C., Sommer, S., Albert, I., & Buhl, H. M. (2020). Intergenerational Value Similarity in Adulthood. Journal of Family Issues, 42(6), 1234–1257.
@article{Hoellger_Sommer_Albert_Buhl_2020, title={Intergenerational Value Similarity in Adulthood}, volume={42}, DOI={10.1177/0192513x20943914}, number={6}, journal={Journal of Family Issues}, publisher={SAGE Publications}, author={Hoellger, Christian and Sommer, Sabrina and Albert, Isabelle and Buhl, Heike M.}, year={2020}, pages={1234–1257} }
Hoellger, Christian, Sabrina Sommer, Isabelle Albert, and Heike M. Buhl. “Intergenerational Value Similarity in Adulthood.” Journal of Family Issues 42, no. 6 (2020): 1234–57.
C. Hoellger, S. Sommer, I. Albert, and H. M. Buhl, “Intergenerational Value Similarity in Adulthood,” Journal of Family Issues, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 1234–1257, 2020, doi: 10.1177/0192513x20943914.
Hoellger, Christian, et al. “Intergenerational Value Similarity in Adulthood.” Journal of Family Issues, vol. 42, no. 6, SAGE Publications, 2020, pp. 1234–57, doi:10.1177/0192513x20943914.
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