Journal of Comparative Family Studies

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

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 4, Autumn

Brazilian and Immigrant Families in São Paulo City: Education and Work
INTRODUCTIONThe objective of this paper is to compare practices and representations related to education and work of Brazilian families and Portuguese immigrant families living in São Paulo in the first half of the 20th century. This text is the result...
Changes and Inequality in Latin American Families1
INTRODUCTIONPeople place great trust in family, seeing it as the first resort institution in times of hardship or crisis. Family has been described as "a field of action where the most basic dimensions of human security are defined: the processes of...
Errata
Re: Volume 36, #4,2005 AutumnPrinting errors in article on page 545-566.Re: Volume 37, #3,2006 SummerPrinting errors in article on page 461-477The articles should be read as follows.Gender Differences in Gender-Role Attitudes: A Comparative Analysis...
Evolution and Contemporary Social Transformations in Families
Family as a Means of Adapting Needs from Species Reproduction to Needs of SocietyIn a recent work we pointed out that relationship between family and society has not always been clearly presented to a social analysis since its usual conception as belonging...
Families in Iran: Changes, Challenges and Future
INTRODUCTIONFamily, as an institute, together with religion and politics, has always been a building block of Iranian society. Even considering the institutional development in Iran since the beginning of the 20th century, the three mentioned institutions...
The Elderly and Family Change in Asia with a Focus in Iran: A Sociological Assessment
INTRODUCTIONThe elderly as an outcome of ageing is, at this time, a world - widephenomenon, rapidly being affected in different regions, at different levels ofintensity, with far-reaching consequences. This paper has found out how family affects the...
The Ways of Adaptation and Allocation Work Time from Russian Households in the Period of Crisis
INTRODUCTIONThe most vexed problem in Russia in the decade (1991-2001) became a reduction of real money incomes and an increased inequality. Households had to make a choice of labor application (market work1, non-market work, non-declared or hidden paid...
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