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Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
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Volume 45, Issue 10 - Dec 2007
Volume 45, Issue 9 - Nov 2007
Volume 45, Issue 8 - Oct 2007
Volume 45, Issue 7 - Aug 2007
Volume 45, Issue 6 - Jul 2007
Volume 45, Issue 5 - Jun 2007
Volume 45, Issue 4 - May 2007
Volume 45, Issue 3 - Apr 2007
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Consumer Attitude and Satisfaction with Well-being Products: A Focus on the Expectation-disconfirmation Paradigm
Nam, Su-Jung ; Yoo, Hyun-Jung ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 45, issue 5, 2007, Pages 1~13
The purpose of this study was to explore the well-being attitude and use the expectation-disconfirmation model to assess consumer satisfaction with well-being products. The consumer expectations, performance and disconfirmation scales were composed of 7 items of 5-likert scales. Consumer satisfaction with well-being products was measured with one-item-measurement scale. The results of this study are as follows. 1. The well-being attitude consists of 4 factors. : consumption of the well-being products, pursuit of mental well-being, criticism of commercial fashion, and pursuit of harmony with natural life. 2. Well-being attitude influences the consumers' expectation, performance, and satisfaction with well-being products. 3. Consumer expectation for well-being products has no influence on satisfaction, but performance and disconfirmation have a high degree of influence on satisfaction.
The Aesthetic Characteristics of the Necktie in the Modern Fashion
Kim, Sun-Young ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 45, issue 5, 2007, Pages 15~23
The purpose of this study was to understanding the intrinsic meanings and aesthetic characteristics expressed by current fashion trends in neckties and to develop a new and unique fashion design for neckties. This study used precedent studies and related literatures to review the changes in neckties and the types of knots used over time. The findings were then verified by photographs from fashion magazines and collections from the 1990s. The results of this study are as follows. First, neckties, generally regarded as a symbol of masculinity, are often mixed with other men's or women's clothing items rather than being worn by themselves, and they provide an androgynous characteristic in women's fashion. This transcendence of femininity or masculinity reflects the human desire to be a more perfect being by sharing each others characteristics, and it can be seen in contemporary beauty trends. Second, neckties have been transformed into scarves, waist belts, front-fly omaments, and so forth. They are used to express a new and sensational sense, the sense of deconstructionism, by breaking away from stereotypes and changing the shape of neckties atypically.
Analysis of Trends in Research on Korean Fathers with Young Children Published in Journals between 1980 and 2006
Kim, Jung-Won ; Kim, You-Jung ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 45, issue 5, 2007, Pages 25~38
This study sought to analyze the trends in research on Korean fathers with young children. In this study, journal articles related to child and family studies, early childhood education and childcare published between 1980 and 2006 were analyzed for research frequency, content, and methodology. The study results were as follows. First, 56 research articles on Korean fathers with young children were published during this period of time. Second, the research was primarily focused on fathering attitudes and the relationships between the characteristics of the father and the development of the child. Third, the majority of the studies used methods categorized as quantitative and non-experimental: the subjects included more than 100 fathers with 3-5-year-old children. Research instruments validated in foreign countries (52.4%), surveys (75.4%), and quantitative data analysis methods (98.2%) were primarily used in these research studies. Finally, the results of this study suggest that further studies concerning Korean fathers with young children need to be conducted according to current research trends, content, and methodology.
Comparison of the Purchase Criteria and Fashion Information Sources for the Middle-aged and Elderly Women's Fashion Markets Segmented Based on Benefits Sought
Lee, Jin-Hwa ; Kim, Chil-Soon ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 45, issue 5, 2007, Pages 39~49
The purpose of this study was 1) to segment the middle-aged and elderly women's fashion market based on the clothing benefits sought by the buyer and 2) to compare the purchase criteria and fashion information sources among the segmented markets. The data were collected using a self-administered questionnaire in Seoul and its surrounding suburban areas. Factor analysis, ANOVA, Duncan test, and Dunnett's T3 tests were used to conduct the data analysis from 285 out of 300 questionnaires. The middle-aged and elderly women's fashion market was segmented into four groups; value-oriented, social status/trend-oriented, uniqueness-oriented, and protection/ convenience-oriented. All four groups were significantly different in terms of purchase criteria and fashion information sources. The social status/trend-oriented group used external purchase criteria, such as country of origin or brand and obtained fashion information from personal experience, advice from the salesperson, and celebrities. The protection/convenience-oriented group sourced fashion information from newspapers, the internet, and the radio. The uniqueness-oriented group put less importance on practical use/convenience criteria. Marketing strategies for these segmented markets were discussed.
A Study of the Relationship between Perception of Family of Origin Healthy and Conflict Coping Behavior in Unmarried Males and Females
Park, Jeong-Yun ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 45, issue 5, 2007, Pages 51~61
The purpose of this study to determine the relationship between conflict coping behavior and the health of the family of origin in both male and female subjects currently in the dating population. The subjects consisted of 250 single male and female who had been dating for more than three months. A survey was used to collect the data and results of survey were analyzed by the SPSS PC 12.0 program. The study results are as follows; First, a conflict coping behavior with variable that is related to a socio-demographic was associated with significant differences in the manner of receiving assistance from external resource in terms of gender, education level, religion and age. The rational coping behavior showed significant changes in gender, and shrinking coping behavior was associated with also gender and sibling. Second, rational coping skills and shrinking coping skills, which are date-associated variables in comflict coping behavior, were influencing factors in the individuals' consideration of a future-relationship with their partner. Third, the health of the family of origin was associated with the manner in which the individual acquired external assistance and rational coping behavior.
The Family Characteristics Affecting the Socio-Cultural Adjustment of North Korean Defectors
Chin, Mee-Jung ; Yi, Soon-Hyung ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 45, issue 5, 2007, Pages 63~74
As the number of North Koreans defectors entering South Korea with their family members increases, it becomes more important to explore the family characteristics that facilitate their adjustment. The data used in the present study was collected from a survey of 195 North Korean defectors. The aim of this study was to investigates how the structural and relational aspects of family influence the socio-cultural adjustment of North Korean defectors. The structural characteristics of family life included whether or not the defectors exited with their family members, whether they were living with family members, and whether they were living with family members under the age of 18. The relational characteristics included family cohesion and adaptability. The study results showed that living with young family members was negatively associated with the social activity restriction problems commonly perceived by North Korean defectors. Family cohesion was also negatively associated with the social activity restriction problems and positively associated with the social isolation problems. The results of this study also showed that family adaptability was not significantly associated with any socio-cultural adjustment problems.
Relationships between Victimization by Peers, Bullying, and Friendships, with a focus on Friendship Network, Friendship Quality, and Friends' Characteristics
Shin, Yoo-Lim ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 45, issue 5, 2007, Pages 75~83
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between peer victimization by peers, bullying, and friendships, with a focus on friendship network, friendship quality, and friends' characteristics. The subjects were 678 fifth and sixth grade primary school children recruited from a public school in Bucheon city. The peer nomination index was used to assess peer victimization, bullying, and friendship network. In addition, children themselves reported on the quality of their friendships using the Friendship Quality Scale. The results showed that victimization by peers was influenced by friendship network size, support, and victimization of friends, whereas bullying was explained by support and the bullying behaviors of friends.
Children's Perception of their Mother's Child-rearing Behaviors in Relation to the Mothers' Childhood Experiences, Satisfaction as a Parent and Spousal Support in Parenting
Lee, Jin-Sun ; Chung, Moon-Ja ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 45, issue 5, 2007, Pages 85~94
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between mothers' childhood experiences, satisfaction as a parent, spousal support in parenting and their children's perception of their child-rearing practices. The subjects were 321 fifth and sixth graders from two elementary schools in Seoul and their mothers. A revised version of the Mother-Father Peer Scale (MFPS; Epstein, 1983) was used to assess the mothers' child experiences. To measure parental satisfaction, the Parent Satisfaction Scale (PSS; Duke, Rose, & Halverson, 1997) was revised and used. A modified version of the Teamwork of Parenting Alliance Inventory (PAI; Abidin, 1988) was used to assess spousal support in parenting. A modified version of the Child-rearing Behaviors Questionaire (Park, 1995) was used to assess the mothers' child-rearing practices. The data were analyzed with descriptive statistics and a t-test. The results of this study were as follows. 1) Mothers who received a greater degree of independence encouragement and acceptance from their fathers tended to show more warmth/acceptance in their child-rearing practices than those who received a lesser degree of independence encouragement and acceptance from their fathers. Mothers who received a greater degree of independence encouragement from their own mothers tended to show more warmth/acceptance of their children but less permissiveness/nonintervention and rejection/restriction in their child-rearing practices when compared to those who received a lesser degree of independence encouragement from their own mothers. The mothers who received a greater degree of acceptance from their own mothers tended to show more warmth/acceptance of their children but less rejection/restriction in their child-rearing practices when compared to those who received a lesser degree of acceptance from their own mothers. 2) Mothers who had a greater degree of satisfaction as a parent tended to show more warmth/acceptance but less rejection/restriction in their child-rearing practices than those who had a lesser degree of satisfaction in parenting. 3) Mothers who received a greater degree of spousal support in parenting showed more warmth/acceptance in their child-rearing practices than those who received a lesser degree of spousal support.
Pursuit of Shopping Value and Risk Perception in Consumers Participating in Internet Auction
Choi, Young-Hee ; Lee, Eun-Hee ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 45, issue 5, 2007, Pages 95~119
The purpose of this study was to investigate the shopping values(utilitarian and hedonic values) sought and the risks(economic, functional, socio-psychological, and privacy) perceived by consumers who participate in Internet auctions by determining the factors that affect their shopping values and risk perceptions. Empirical data were collected by an Internet survey of netizens who were interested in and had experience in Internet auctions. Questionnaires were distributed to the subjects through an Internet survey site and at an Internet auction cafe. A total of 300 questionnaires were analyzed. The results showed that consumers showed a slightly greater pursuit of a utilitarian value than a hedonic outcome in their Internet auction practices; however the outcomes pursued by consumers in their teens and twenties tended to be more hedonic than utilitarian. Consumers with a higher level of innovation, self-confidence in purchase, and need for information searching showed a greater pursuit of utilitarian and hedonic outcomes. The group of consumers with a higher expectation for legal protection pursued a more utilitarian outcome, whereas the group of consumers with higher influence from the reference group pursued a more hedonic outcome. The consumers showed that they perceived functional risk as boing most serious, followed by privacy risk, economic risk, and socio-psychological risk. Subjects with higher degrees of innovation, self-confidence in purchase and self-control perceived economic risk as critical. Functional risk was perceived to be highest in the group of consumers with self-control and a need for information searching, whereas socio-psychological risk was perceived to be highest in the group of consumers showing more self-control. Privacy risk was perceived to be highest in the group of consumers with a higher degree of innovation and lowest in both groups of higher and lower affection. Both economic and privacy risks were perceived to be lower in the group of lower pursuit of a hedonic outcome.
Psychological Wellbeing across the Family Life Cycle based on Bioecological Family Welfare Model
Jeon, Hyo-Jeong ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 45, issue 5, 2007, Pages 121~133
The purpose of this study was to investigate the psychological wellbeing as applied to the bioecological family life welfare model, concerning individual attributes, family backgrounds, and family processes across the family life cycles. Based on Bronfenbrenner's bioecological perspective, the "bioecological family welfare model", which includes person (individual attributes), context (family background), process (mechanism - family process), and time (the family life cycles), was applied as a research paradigm for this study. The sample for the questionnaire study comprised for 900 families, considering the family life cycle in Busan and the Kyungnam area. The families were categorized into 6 family life cycles based on Duvall and Hill's family life cycle. For the final analysis, 628 families were used. According to the path analysis results, the length of commitment before marriage and self-esteem had significant effects on the stress coping ability. Several individual attributes and family backgrounds such as age, length of marriage, family life cycle, self-esteem and stress coping ability had significant effects on marital adjustment. The family life cycle and age were significant variables on family function. The significant variables on psychological wellbeing were monthly income, length of commitment before marriage, stress coping ability and marital adjustment. The regression model showed that the variables of the individual attributes, context and family process accounted for 51% of the psychological wellbeing. The results show that the suggested research model was significant and effective to explain the mechanism of psychological wellbeing. Individual attributes and family context have an impact on stress coping, marital adjustment, and family function, which in turn affect psychological wellbeing.