Journal of Comparative Family Studies

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

Articles from Vol. 45, No. 3, Summer

Attitudes of Taiwanese College Students toward Marriage: A Comparative Study of Different Family Types and Gender
INTRODUCTIONThis study examined the status and relationships between family structure, gender, parental conflict and students' attitudes toward marriage among Taiwanese undergraduate college students. Attitudes regarding marriage among young adults are...
Editor's Comments
I would like to introduce myself to you as the new editor of the Journal. My name is Don Swenson, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology at Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I offer to you about twenty-five...
Ethnic Differences in the Attitudes and Practice of Consanguineous Marriage among Kurds and Turks in Uromiyeh District, Iran
INTRODUCTIONMarriage and family have been historically supported by religious and normative systems. Yet, they have seen enormous changes over time due to modernization of societies. Some scholars speak about destruction of family (Popenoe, 1993), and...
Family Size Preferences and Decision Making Process in Odisha, India
INTRODUCTIONBACKGROUND AND THE CONTEXTChildren provide certain invaluable satisfaction to parents. Most of the cultures emphasize about the positive functions of having children. Thus there has been resistance to human interference with fertility. Information...
Fathers in Cultural Context
David W. Shwalb, Barbara J. Shwalb, and Michael E. Lamb, (eds.). Fathers in Cultural Context. New York: Routledge (2013). 448 pages, ISBN: 9781848729483Fathers in Cultural Context represents an ambitious attempt to explore and combine into a comprehensive...
Gender Roles in Immigrant Families
Susan S. Chuang and Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda, (eds.). Gender Roles in Immigrant Families New York: Springer (2013). 224 pages, 978-1461467342.In my own research on the immigrant experience of Hmong, Laotian, Vietnamese and Cambodians resettling in...
Parental Involvement and Children's Educational Performance: A Comparison of Filipino and U.S. Parents
INTRODUCTIONThe degree of success which children have in school has been shown to be related to a wide variety of characteristics, including factors ranging from community characteristics to the schools themselves (Epstein and Sanders, 2002). The familial...
Urdu Translation of the California Inventory for Family Assessment for Use in Pakistan
INTRODUCTIONIn Pakistan, as in many other developing countries, there is little availability of reliable and valid scales measuring constructs related to marriage and family relations. Unavailability of such measures has two detrimental effects. First,...
Who Remains Unpartnered by Mid-Life in Norway? Differentials by Gender and Education
INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUNDOver recent decades there have been major changes in the union formation process and union careers in Western industrialized countries. These changes include lower marriage rates, increases in cohabitation and non-marital childbearing...
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