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Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
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Volume 48, Issue 10 - Dec 2010
Volume 48, Issue 9 - Oct 2010
Volume 48, Issue 8 - Sep 2010
Volume 48, Issue 7 - Aug 2010
Volume 48, Issue 6 - Jul 2010
Volume 48, Issue 5 - Jun 2010
Volume 48, Issue 4 - May 2010
Volume 48, Issue 3 - Apr 2010
Volume 48, Issue 2 - Feb 2010
Volume 48, Issue 1 - Jan 2010
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The Influence of Family-of-Origin Differentiation on Marital Intimacy: Mediating Effects of Identity and Attitudes toward Children
Pak, Bong-Sun ; Kim, Yeong-Hee ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 48, issue 9, 2010, Pages 1~11
DOI : 10.6115/khea.2010.48.9.001
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of family-of-origin differentiation, ego identity, and attitudes toward children on marital intimacy among married men and women. The participants of this study were 261 married men and 274 married women whose marital period were less than 14 years, and whose first child was less than 12 years old and who were living in Chungbuk Province. Data were analyzed by frequency, percentages, ttest, F-test with Tukey test for post-hoc test, Cronbach
for reliability analysis, factor analysis, and Pearson's correlation using the SPSS program(12.0 version). The model test was done with analysis of correlational matrix by the AMOS 5.0 package using a maximum likelihood estimation. Family of origin differentiation, ego identity, and attitude toward children had different effects on marital intimacy according to gender. Also, ego identity was the strongest predictor of men's marital intimacy whereas attitude was the strongest for women's marital intimacy.
A Study on Korean Retirees' Life Satisfaction with a Focus on Gender Differences
Sung, Mi-Ai ; Choi, Sae-Eun ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 48, issue 9, 2010, Pages 13~25
DOI : 10.6115/khea.2010.48.9.013
This study examined the effects of individual, family, and career characteristics on retirees' life satisfaction and investigated the interactive effect of gender on the relations between retirement and life satisfaction. Data were drawn from 2 waves of Korean Retirement and Income Study (KReIS). The analytic sample included 158 retired men and 145 retired women in the second wave and all of whom had worked at the first wave. The results indicated that psychological and physical health conditions significantly affected retirees' life satisfaction. Also, family characteristics in terms of a spouse's work status and children's developmental stages, such as marriage and employment, influenced retirees' life satisfaction. Financial support from adult children living elsewhere also significantly affected retiree's life satisfaction. The interaction effect of gender was only found in effects of living arrangement (living alone/with a spouse vs. multiple generations living together) on retirees' life satisfaction.
The Semiotic Meaning of Myth of Family and Gender Through the Corporate Advertisement: Focusing on the SK Advertisement
Cho, Hee-Sun ; Baek, Seon-Gi ; Yang, Da-Jin ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 48, issue 9, 2010, Pages 27~40
DOI : 10.6115/khea.2010.48.9.027
This study attempts to identify the process in which how the Myth of family and gender image are reproduced and taken in by the recipients through semiotics analysis of three versions consisting of children, husband and housewife series of SK corporate's TV advertisements from the last half of year 2009 to the first half of year 2010. The analysis of the corporate advertisements shows that each advertisement binds and stereotypes concept of family and gender to Myth of family, especially case of female, and consequently, the result through text analysis is that corporate advertisements reproduce and restructure traditional Myth of family and role of gender. Going forward, Family study requires to realize importance of effect of mass media, especially of TV advertisement, to research diverse case studies and searching about it.
The Effects of Subjective Knowledge on Information Search as Related to a Consumer's Life Cycle
Hwang, Jeong-In ; Park, Jae-Ok ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 48, issue 9, 2010, Pages 41~54
DOI : 10.6115/khea.2010.48.9.041
This study attempted to determine how the subjective knowledge related to a consumer's life cycle influences their information search in the decision making process. The data was collected using a total of 349 questionnaires for the final analysis of this study. SPSS 12.0 for windows was used for the data analysis and the detailed analyses included descriptive analysis, factor analysis, reliability tests, one way ANOVA, multiple regression analysis and t-tests. The results of this study showed that there are differences in the subdivisions of subjective knowledge of apparel according to the consumer's life cycle and there is a difference in the types of information searches according to the consumer's subjective knowledge, and the subdivisions of subjective knowledge of the consumers influence their information search. This study showed that although it affected the internal search, the media search, and the store search, it did not influence the personal search in the decision making process.
An Exploratory Study on the Support of Care Work through the Social Enterprise Model
Jeong, Young-Keum ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 48, issue 9, 2010, Pages 55~68
DOI : 10.6115/khea.2010.48.9.055
Various family-friendly policies have been put into place for working mothers, but their paid and household workloads have not decreased. Many women have experienced career interruptions due to care work, so possible solutions to the problem of care work are needed. The purpose of this study was to explore the possibility of applying the social enterprise model to care work. Definitions, types, and development processes in social enterprise in several nations were discussed for the purpose of this study. Second, problems of care work in Korean households and national support for them are surveyed. Public institutions' contributions in child-care and family elder care and the alternatives for solving problems thereof were discussed. Third, several principles and advantages of applying social enterprise models to care work were suggested. Finally, this study discussed what a healthy family support center can do to reduce the workload of a household through social enterprises. This center can be a testing place that supports care work by various means from small volunteering groups to social enterprise according to profit level.
Effects of Mentoring on the Professional Development of Kindergarten Teachers
Kim, Seon-Hee ; Baik, Eun-Joo ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 48, issue 9, 2010, Pages 69~78
DOI : 10.6115/khea.2010.48.9.069
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of mentoring on the professional development of kindergarten teachers. The subjects in this study were 60 teachers in two affiliated kindergartens that belonged to the offices of education of two areas in Gyeonggi Province. The findings of the study were as follows: First, there was a significant difference in overall professional development between the experimental group that participated in mentoring and the control group that didn't. Second, there was a significant gap between the experimental group and the control group in knowledge-skill development, self-understanding development, and ecological development. Thus, mentoring was shown to have a positive effect on the professional development of the kindergarten teachers.
Variations in Childcare Style and Work-Family Conflict Related to Extended Working Hours: Focusing on Employed Mothers of Preschoolers or Elementary-School Children
Sung, Hea-Young ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 48, issue 9, 2010, Pages 79~87
DOI : 10.6115/khea.2010.48.9.079
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether employed mothers' extended working hours have effects on childcare style and work-family conflicts. The data came from the 2007 Korean Longitudinal Survey of Women and Family(KLoWF) of the Korean Women's Development Institute. 475 females with preschoolers or elementary-school children were used in this study. The major findings can be summarized as follows: (1) Weekly average working hours varied by education, salary, and the presence of preschoolers. (2) The time of childcare was significantly shorter in mothers who work more than 50 hours/week (3) Mothers who worked more than 50 hours/week felt significantly high work-family conflict. These analyses pointed to the importance of obeying the law related to working hours as the most important thing to sustain work-family balance. Institutional foundations should be enabled to keep legal working hours.
The Relevance of the Area of Home Economics in Practical Arts (Technology & Home Economics) Curriculum to Green Growth Education
Park, Mi-Jeong ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 48, issue 9, 2010, Pages 89~102
DOI : 10.6115/khea.2010.48.9.089
The purpose of this research was to elucidate the relevance of the area of home economics in practical arts (technology & home economics) curriculum to green growth education, finding applicable cases of green growth education content in the field of home economics education. Given this base, we performed a survey with people who majored in home economics education and elementary school teachers on how green growth education related to their education. We studied applied cases and performed a survey by open-ended questions that extracts the green growth education content. In synthesizing the results of these studies so far, we have concluded that home economics education is much related to green growth education, and that with a change of people's conceptions when relating school life to household life, home economics can be a very useful subject that can lead to the practice of the green growth education.
The Effects of Perceived Parental Acceptance on Social Anxiety and Depressive Symptoms in Children: Examining Gender-Moderating Effects
Chung, Moon-Ja ; Yuh, Jong-Il ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 48, issue 9, 2010, Pages 103~111
DOI : 10.6115/khea.2010.48.9.103
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of perceived parental acceptance on social anxiety and depressive symptoms in children. Seven hundred and thirty eight 5th and 6th graders completed questionnaires. Regression analyses indicated that low levels of paternal acceptance was associated with higher social anxiety and depressive symptoms. Gender was a moderator of the effects of maternal acceptance on social anxiety and depressive symptoms. With high levels of maternal acceptance, girls were significantly less likely to report social anxiety and depressive symptoms, compared to boys. These results highlight the important role of parental acceptance in manifestations of social anxiety and depressive symptoms and clarify the relation of maternal acceptance to social anxiety and depressive symptoms as a function of gender.
A Study of an Approach to the Development of Web-Based Culinary Practice Education Materials
Kang, Keoung-Shim ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 48, issue 9, 2010, Pages 113~123
DOI : 10.6115/khea.2010.48.9.113
This study describes the beginning and further development of a collection web-based materials for an efficient approach to culinary practice education. A database was created using a five-step process of analysis, design, development, operation and evaluation. The menu for the web-based culinary practice educational materials included cooking basics, the real status of cooking, cooking related knowledge, performance evaluation, a data room and a bulletin board. As at 30 July, 2010, the datadase of educational materials, contained a total of 571 items. These comprised 139 cooking pictures, 33 recipes, 22 cooking videos, 74 cooking animations, 57 collections of basic knowledge, 14 evaluation reports, 21 supplementary textbooks, and 211 sets of other related information. The webbased materials are adequate for culinary education purposes, and their use is expected to be very highly valued.
A Study on the Systematization of Contents and Textbooks Analysis for School Dietary Education in Elementary School
Kim, Jung-Hyun ; Jeon, Se-Kyung ;
Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association , volume 48, issue 9, 2010, Pages 125~136
DOI : 10.6115/khea.2010.48.9.125
The purpose of this study is the systematization of the contents analysis to develop school dietary education based on the government-published textbooks for elementary school students. The components of the content are divided into several categories that include a general perspective of the pages, illustrations, table of contents, introductory remarks, summary evaluation, and etc. This study carried out as basic fundamental research to propose a theoretical framework for the elementary school dietary education. We examined and analyzed the nature and characteristics, the educational goals, and the structural framework of the contents of the textbooks. We have developed a systematic structure with 4 large content elements for dietary education as foods & cooking, nutrition & health, dietary environment & consumption, and food culture & industry. This analysis will definitely play an important role in establishing a standard framework and the curriculum contents for school dietary education in elementary school.