Journal of Comparative Family Studies

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

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 4, Autumn

Predicting Marital Quality in Ghana
There has been abundant research on marital quality in the United States over the past three decades (see Glenn, 1990, for the latest decade review). However, what is conspicuously absent in the marital quality research are cross-cultural studies that...
"Take This Child": Why Women Abandon Their Infants in Bangladesh
INTRODUCTION On Friday, a young woman came to the gate. She appeared to be no more than 16 years old. Her feet were bare and her sari was torn and very dirty. She handed an equally tattered bundle to the social worker and said, "Take this child. I can't...
Who Intermarries? Education, Nativity, Region, and Interracial Marriage, 1980 and 1990
Since the turn of the century, interethnic and interfaith marriages among whites have become commonplace (Alba, 1976; Johnson, 1980; Kennedy, 1944). Many whites have crossed "ethnic lines" to marry people who share their religion; others have crossed...
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