How do I respect thee? let me count the ways: deference towards elderly men and women

Behavior Science Research Vol/Iss. 13 Published In Pages: 91-108
By Silverman, Philip, Maxwell, Robert J.


There will be a “substantial difference in deference behavior directed towards the elderly according to their sex” (104).


There were significant differences for victual and linguistic deference, but not for other types of deference.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squarePartially supportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
Deference Toward The ElderlyDependentStatus And Treatment Of The Aged
GenderIndependentGender Status, Gender Roles And Issues