The Vignette Technique in Survey Research. Rent this article via DeepDyve. Yet it is not the case that men and women occupy different worlds when it comes to friendship expectations in later life. Surprise Visit.
The second purpose of this research, therefore, was to investigate the extent to which gender influences same- and cross-gender friendship for older adults. Rand McNally; Chicago: Journal of Aging and Health.
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The ramifications of gender inequality persist into old age. Women also continue to be more responsible for the care of others than are men DeVault Current Sociology. Cross-gender friendships A number of respondents mentioned the topic of cross-gender friendships either in their open-ended responses to the questionnaire or in the context of informal interviews.
Next, we examined the open-ended responses of the participants, in which they explained their quantitative answers, to gain a better understanding of friendship norms among this group of adults.