Journal of Comparative Family Studies

A journal emphasizing research concerning cross-cultural families for the academic audience.

Articles from Vol. 47, No. 4, Autumn

A Qualitative Exploration of African Adolescent Refugees’ Attachment Relationships 1
INTRODUCTIONA refUgee is defined as a person who is forced out of his/her country because of violence or persecution (UNHCR, 1951). In 2006, over 41,200 refugees were admitted to the United States. Almost one-third of these refugees came from African...
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In this issue the authors have investigated gender and parenting from a wide variety of nations and cities. They take us to China, Africa (and links to the United States), Korea, cities of Latin America (Buenos Aires, Argentina; Montevideo, Uruguay;...
Educated and Staying at Home: Asian Immigrant Wives’ Labor Force Participation in the U.S. 1
INTRODUCTIONWomen's labor force participation in the U.S. has been well examined, especially for white and African American women (e.g., Blau & Robins, 1989; Lehrer, 1999; Omori & Smith, 2010: Reid, 2002; Reid & Padavic, 2005; Rexroat, 1990;...
Intergenerational Financial Transfers across Seven Cities in Latin America and the Caribbean: The Intersection of Gender and Proximity 1
INTRODUCTIONLatin American and Caribbean countries are ageing rapidly but countries differ in their pace of demographic transition with Barbados and Cuba classified as very advanced while Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Brazil, and Mexico are at an advanced...
Intimacies and Cultural Change: Perspectives on Contemporary Mexico
Nehring, Daniel, Esteinou, Rosario, and Alvarado, Emmanuel, (Eds.). Intimacies and Cultural Change: Perspectives on Contemporary Mexico. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Company (2014). 196 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4094-6183-8.The editors of Intimacies and...
The Relationship between Parental Involvement and Elementary Students’ Academic Achievement in China: One-Only Children vs. Children with Siblings 1
INTRODUCTIONOne-only children have long been a concern of parents, psychologists, educators and policy makers. After 1979 in particular, when China instituted its one-child policy, studies on oneonly children increased significantly (e.g., Chow and Zhao,...
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