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Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
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Volume 47, Issue 10 - Dec 2009
Volume 47, Issue 9 - Nov 2009
Volume 47, Issue 8 - Oct 2009
Volume 47, Issue 7 - Aug 2009
Volume 47, Issue 6 - Jul 2009
Volume 47, Issue 5 - Jun 2009
Volume 47, Issue 4 - May 2009
Volume 47, Issue 3 - Apr 2009
Volume 47, Issue 2 - Feb 2009
Volume 47, Issue 1 - Jan 2009
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A Comparative Analysis of Wedding Dress Style Preference, Information Source, and Store Selection Criteria for Korean and Chinese Consumers
Shi, Xiaoming ; Yoh, Eun-Ah ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 47, issue 10, 2009, Pages 1~11
The purpose of this study was to explore differences in style preference, information source, and store selection behaviors of Korean and Chinese wedding dress shoppers. Data obtained from 141 Chinese and 143 Korean females were analyzed through descriptive analysis, t-test, cross-tabulation and factor analysis. Results for Chinese and Korean consumers depended on the marketer-driven information source as well as on the consumer-driven information source. Both groups considered the aesthetics of the wedding dress as the most important criterion for store selection. There were some differences between Chinese and Korean consumers in style preferences and store selection criteria. Chinese consumers liked a wider range of wedding dress styles compared to Korean consumers. Also, Chinese consumers regarded fashionability as more significant whereas Koreans considered economic benefits more importantly when selecting stores for a wedding dress.
A Study on the Consumption Value and Environment-FriendlyConsumption Behaviors of Adolescent Consumers
Oh, Jin-Sook ; Kim, Jeong-Sook ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 47, issue 10, 2009, Pages 13~28
The purpose of this study is to analyze environment-friendly consumption behaviors and consumption value of adolescent consumers, and to analyze the effects of environmental knowledge, environment and experience, perception of environment, the awareness of consumption and environmental pollution, and consumption value on environment-friendly consumption behaviors of them. The data were collected by 999 adolescent consumers in Jeju Province. Data were analyzed by frequency, percentage, t-test, one-way ANOVA and Scheffe’s multiple range test using SPSS 12.0 Program . The results are as follows. Economy had the most cause and effect influence on environment-friendly purchasing behaviors, followed by experience of environmental activities, eco-friendliness, esthetic sense, enjoyment, and awareness of consumption and environmental pollution. Regarding the environmentfriendly consumer behavior, economy is the most influential factor, followed by eco-friendliness, awareness of consumption and environmental pollution, experience of environmental activities, environmental knowledge and monthly average allowance. Eco-friendliness had the most cause and effect influence on environment-friendly disposal behavior, followed by awareness of consumption and environmental pollution, economy and experience of environmental activities.
The Relationship between Perceived Social Support and Children's Depressive Symptoms: Examining the Mediating Role of Self-Worth in Path Analysis
Yuh, Jong-Il ; Chung, Moon-Ja ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 47, issue 10, 2009, Pages 29~37
The purpose of this study was to investigate the mediating role of self-worth in the relationship between social support and depressive symptoms. Seven hundred and thirty-eight 5th and 6th graders in Seoul completed questionnaires. Path analysis demonstrated that social support had a significant direct effect on depressive symptoms. This analysis also revealed that social support influenced depressive symptoms through self-worth. These findings suggest that the relationship between perceived social support and depressive symptoms in children is partially mediated through a personal variable like self-worth.
Chinese Women's Purchasing Behavior and Satisfaction for Korean-Made Clothing Purchased Online
Pan, Hong-Yu ; Choi, Jong-Myoung ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 47, issue 10, 2009, Pages 39~49
The purpose of this study was to investigate Chinese women’s clothing purchase behavior and satisfaction for clothing made in Korea. Data was collected from Chinese women who had made purchases of Koreanmanufactured clothing using the Chinese online shopping mall named ‘TaoBao’. In total, the responses of 439 questionnaires were tabulated and analyzed using the SPSS program 12.0. Results were as follows: 1) Shopping motivation was classified based on two factors: transformation motivation and information motivation. Most Chinese women who purchased clothing made in Korea did so because of information motivation. Results showed that the place of manufacturing origin(i..e Korea) did not negatively impact Korean clothing products at this online shopping mall. 2) Purchase satisfaction was influenced by three factors: quality satisfaction, wearing/management satisfaction, and design satisfaction. Most Chinese women were satisfied with clothing made in Korea in terms of the design factor. 3) There were correlations among Chinese women’s shopping motivation and purchase satisfaction for clothing made in Korea.
The Impact of Married Worker's Job Stress and Work-Family Conflict on Depression
Kim, Jae-Yop ; Choi, Soo-Chan ; Choi, Bo-Ra ; Kim, Hye-Yeong ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 47, issue 10, 2009, Pages 51~61
The purpose of this research is to verify the impact of job stress on depression among married workers and to examine mediation effect of work-family conflict between the two variables. 356 married workers in Seoul and Gyonggi Province were selected to analyze. The results indicate that job stress was statistically influential on depression and work-family conflict. And job stress implied the partial mediation effect of work-family conflict, with both direct and indirect impacts on depression. These findings indicated that maltreatment of job stress and workfamily conflict would negatively impact on depression. Therefore, work organizations must launch and activate EAP(employee assistance programs) or family friendly welfare programs in order to increase the overall mental health of the employees.
Survey of Korean Elementary School Children's Extracurricular Activities
Shin, Hae-Young ; Cho, Song-Yon ; Choi, Mi-Sook ; Choi, Hye-Yeong ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 47, issue 10, 2009, Pages 63~72
The purpose of this study was to investigate Korean elementary school children's extracurricular activities by gender, grade and area from a sample of 3,608 children in six Korean provincial areas except Jeju-do. They responded to the questionnaire developed by the researchers. Data were analyzed by frequency and percent using the SPSS PC 15.0 program. Results were as follows: Firstly, 3,337 children(92.5%) participated in extracurricular activities, and the rest(7.5%) did not. This result illustrates that the majority of Korean elementary school children are taking part in at least one or more out-of-school activities. Secondly, the average number of extracurricular activities in which elementary school children participated was 8.48 and the average time allotted was 655.24 minutes; each child took about 8 activities and spent approximately 10 hours per week. Thirdly, main extracurricular activities in which children participated were to go to educational institutes, to take art/physical education lessons, and to study self-learning materials. Lastly, what elementary school children wish to do most in their spare time was to play the computer games, to take a rest, to enjoy family and friend relationships, and to watch the television.
A Study on School Uniform Reforming Behavior in Relation to Body Image:In the Case of High School Girls
Wee, Eun-Hah ; Kwon, Yu-Min ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 47, issue 10, 2009, Pages 73~85
The purpose of this study was to examine whether uniform reforming behavior in high school girls is related to body image distortion, and to obtain objective data to help in guiding students in the wearing of uniforms at school. 661 freshmen and junior girls at six high schools in Kwangju city responded to questionnaires. The data was analyzed by one-way ANOVA and Pearson’s product-moment correlations using the SPSS 12.0 program. According to their body satisfaction level, three groups (haggard distortion, normal, overweight distortion) were identified. The data showed that a few high school girls were unable to recognize their body types correctly. It also indicated that school uniform reforming behaviors in high school girls were not related to their body image or body satisfaction level. So, it seems that students need guidance in the building up of an objective body image and wearing uniforms to fit their body types.
Content Analysis of the Treatises Published in Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
Cho, You-Hyun ; Shin, Hee-Yong ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 47, issue 10, 2009, Pages 87~95
This study conducted a content analysis of the treatises published in JKHEA(Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association). In total, 2,136 articles published in JKHEA from 1995 to the first half of 2009 were reviewed. Articles were classified by subject matters, research methods, number of researchers, presence of research fund, language and number of reference. Although it is useful to employ content analysis in reviewing academic articles on human ecology in all journal publications, the sheer size of literature available makes this task nearly impossible. As such, we have chosen JKHEA as a popular representative journal on human ecology. This study presented the empirical results of research trends and other characteristics in JKHEA. As such, the results of this study presented a snapshot analysis of research on human ecology and future trends.
Conservation and Revitalization Strategies of Traditional Korean Lodges:Focused on the Jeonju Hanok Village
Kim, Young-Joo ; Lee, So-Young ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 47, issue 10, 2009, Pages 97~108
As one of the conservation strategies, the city of Jeonju established regulations to conserve and revitalize the Hanok village as an attractive tour site. Some of old traditional houses were renovated into traditional inns. A couple of traditional houses were additionally built for lodging houses. The need for urban rehabilitation and adaptive re-use has been growing in Jeonju province. The purpose of this study was to examine how the traditional houses were converted into lodging places balancing the conflict issues such as preserving the unique characteristics of Hanok and updating functional requirement of modern lodging in terms of sustainable reuse and development. For this study, site visits and intensive interview with the owners of the seven traditional lodges were conducted. There was lack of guidelines and strategies renovation or rehabilitation of Hanok as lodging facility for sustainable use and revitalization of city. For the seven traditional Hanok inns, layout of rooms characterized as separate and disconnected, while traditional houses were open, flexible and connected regarding room arrangement. In addition, for sustainable development, the living environment of the community should be secured and align with developing strategies of the area.
Effects of Worker Status Change Type of the Household Heads on Household Income Since Korean Financial Crisis-excel
Yoon, Jung-Hai ; Song, Hyun-Ju ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 47, issue 10, 2009, Pages 109~122
This study examined the effects of household head’s worker status change type on household income and household head’s income using a total combined sample of 2,578 households from Korea surveyed in 1998 and 2002 KLIPS(Korean Labor and Income Panel Study). Binary logit regression results showed that household incomes were likely to decrease significantly when household head’s changed worker status from a regular employee, a temporary employee or a daily worker, or an employer or a self-employed to no job status, or from a regular employee to a temporary employee or a daily worker, an employer or a self-employed, or from an employer or a self-employed to a regular employee compared to a regular employee status maintenance. In contrast, household head’s incomes were likely to increase significantly when household head’s changed worker status from a temporary to a regular employee compared to a regular employee status maintenance. Women household heads were significantly associated with the likelihood of the decrease of household head’s income compared to men household heads. Household heads beyond their forties were significantly associated with the likelihood of the decrease of household head’s income compared to household heads in their thirties age-group counterparts. Household heads with education level beyond high school graduation were significantly associated with the likelihood of the increase of household head’s income compared to household heads with the education level of high school graduation. This study shows that a more comprehesive labor policy is needed for achieving sustainable household income inflow.
Individual Values on Childbirth and Social View on Childbirth Encouragement Policy
Shin, Hyo-Young ; Bang, Eun-Ryoung ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 47, issue 10, 2009, Pages 123~136
The purpose of this study was to examine whether childbirth encouragement policy is actually helping those childbirth, and also discuss the possible directions of this policy to unfold in the future, should take. For this, We have surveyed 412 married and 437 unmarried men and women in order to investigate the individual values that influence childbirth, From these respondents and we interviewed and surveyed recipients of grants (244people), administrative officers in charge (41people), and experts (34people) to investigate their social view on the Korean government's impact. The results of this study are as follows: Firstly, most of the people (unmarried 70.3%, married 69.1%) surveyed said that important life objectives for them. Secondly, most of the people(male 44.4%, female 73.8%) surveyed said that once married shied away from having babies, (a) due to the finance and childcare burden is heavy of running a family while both parents are fulltime employed (b) because it is difficult to get pregnant due to health problems, and (c) foremost because having several children exacerbates their financial burden. Thirdly, grant recipients(75.4%), administrative officers in charge(65.9%), and experts(53.0%) all said that childbirth encouragement policy currently being implemented has little impact on their childbirth. Finally, it was established that the incentives to encourage childbirth is best suited for individuals that favor having many children.