Journal of Comparative Family Studies

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

Articles from Vol. 46, No. 2, Spring

Divided Motherhood: Rural-to-Urban Migration of Married Women in Contemporary China 1
INTRODUCTIONIn the more than three decades since China began its transition to a market economy, a major component of the ensuing economic and social transformation has been the movement of almost 200 million peasants from villages to cities (cf Fan,...
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I welcome you to learn more about gender and maternal parenting through cross cultural research that drew data from China, Sweden, the former West Germany, Turkey, the United States, Greece, and Singapore. Interestedly, the country context of four of...
Military Deployment and Its Consequences for Families
BOOK REVIEW Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth and David S. Riggs (Eds.). Military Deployment and its Consequences for Families. New York: Springer Publications (2014). 336 pages, ISBN: 978-1-4614-8711-1.Military Deployment and its Consequences for Families...
Relationship between Maternal Parenting Style and High School Achievement and Self-Esteem in China, Turkey and U.S.A. 1
INTRODUCTIONResearch conducted largely in the USA has documented techniques used by parents as they raise their children. A widely used typology of parenting styles was created by Baumrind (1971) based on interviews and observation of parent-child interactions....
Self-Disclosure between Marital Couples: A Comparative Study between Singapore and Greek Couples
INTRODUCTIONPrevious cross-cultural research on self-disclosure and marital relationship has compared individualist and collectivist populations (Epstein, Chen and Beyder-Kamjou, 2005; Fritzpartick, Liang, Feng, Crawford, Tosorell and Morgan-Flemming,...
The Economic Gap among Women in Time Spent on Housework in Former West Germany and Sweden 1
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)INTRODUCTIONWhile the gender gap in the performance of housework has narrowed in many countries for which data are available, it remains universal and large (Sayer, 2010); not surprisingly, the quantitative research...
Weaving Individualism into Collectivism: Chinese Adults' Evolving Relationship and Family Values 1
INTRODUCTIONThe implementation of the open-door policy and the one-child policy has resulted in a dramatic cultural and societal shift in Chinese society (Shek, 2006; Short and Zhai, 1998). The interpretations of this evolution and of the subsequent...
Wives' Relative Income and Marital Quality in Urban China: Gender Role Attitudes as a Moderator 1
INTRODUCTIONThe participation of married women in the labor market has been one of the most dramatic demographic changes to contemporary urban Chinese family (Edwige and Jin, 2005). The employment of married women has led to greater economic contributions...
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