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Singelkulturen i tvärkulturella sammanhang : en studie om hur ensamstående individer förhåller sig till singellivet

Eriksson, Thord (2003)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
A questionnaire and a paper-and-pen Implicit Association Test were used to study attitudes to single life among native Swedish persons and Middle-East immigrants. There were 60 participants, balanced as regards culture, sex and age. All were singles. The main results were that Swedish/individualistic persons showed a more positive attitude to single life and higher psychological well-being as singles than Middle East/collectivistic persons. That women stressed the importance of their social network and had higher demands on a possible partner compared to men, and that older persons reported higher psychological well-being in their singles life compared to younger persons. The results are discussed in terms of social change and... (More)
A questionnaire and a paper-and-pen Implicit Association Test were used to study attitudes to single life among native Swedish persons and Middle-East immigrants. There were 60 participants, balanced as regards culture, sex and age. All were singles. The main results were that Swedish/individualistic persons showed a more positive attitude to single life and higher psychological well-being as singles than Middle East/collectivistic persons. That women stressed the importance of their social network and had higher demands on a possible partner compared to men, and that older persons reported higher psychological well-being in their singles life compared to younger persons. The results are discussed in terms of social change and psychological theory. (Less)
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author
Eriksson, Thord
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organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Psychology, Psykologi
language
Swedish
id
1356223
date added to LUP
2004-11-08 00:00:00
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2004-11-08 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {A questionnaire and a paper-and-pen Implicit Association Test were used to study attitudes to single life among native Swedish persons and Middle-East immigrants. There were 60 participants, balanced as regards culture, sex and age. All were singles. The main results were that Swedish/individualistic persons showed a more positive attitude to single life and higher psychological well-being as singles than Middle East/collectivistic persons. That women stressed the importance of their social network and had higher demands on a possible partner compared to men, and that older persons reported higher psychological well-being in their singles life compared to younger persons. The results are discussed in terms of social change and psychological theory.},
  author       = {Eriksson, Thord},
  keyword      = {Psychology,Psykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Singelkulturen i tvärkulturella sammanhang : en studie om hur ensamstående individer förhåller sig till singellivet},
  year         = {2003},
}