The perception differences of the generation gap and coping strategy with the generation confliction between parents and children in the late childhood
AUTHOR : 박분희, 김양수
INFORMATION : page. 37~48 / 2001 Vol.8 No.2
This study aims to find out the perception differences of the generation gap between parents and children in the late childhood. For this purpose, the following questions were focused on. First, Are there differences in the perception of generation gab, the coping strategy between parents and theirs children? Second, Are there differences in the perception of generation gab, the coping strategy between sons and daughters? To examine these questions, three different questionnaire were distributed to father, mother and children. The questionnaires were consisted of two variables, which asked about the coping ways of the generation gab, the perception of the generation gab and the differences of the point of view between parents and children. The subject of this study are 106 fifth grade students, who were attended elementary schools around Mokpo, and with their 106 fathers and 106 mothers. The data for this study were analyzed using a ANOVA and Tukey HSD. In addition, t-test was conducted to analyze gender differences. The results of this study can be summarized like follows. First, parents and children perceived the largest generation gab in study. Second, in general, parents perceived the generation gab much more than children. Third, sons perceived the generation gab much more than daughters in study.