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Volume 29, Issue 6 - Dec 2011
Volume 29, Issue 5 - Oct 2011
Volume 29, Issue 4 - Aug 2011
Volume 29, Issue 3 - Jun 2011
Volume 29, Issue 2 - Apr 2011
Volume 29, Issue 1 - Feb 2011
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A Study on Life History of Intermarried Korean Men's Family Dissolution
Kim, Min-Kyeong ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 1~15
This study explored the life histories of intermarried Korean men for more than one year before and after their family dissolution. Researcher had in-depth interviews with participants who were selected by purposive sampling from the intermarried Korean men with dissoluted family conditions. Researcher employed the holistic-content approach to analyze the interviewed materials. Mandelbaum(1973)'s conceptual framework-dimensions, turnings, and adaptions-has been taken to present the analyzed contents. The dimensions of men consisted of 'request of continuous money', 'limitation of comprehensible communucation', 'premise terminated marriage: leaving home', 'inassurance of marriage maintenance'. Turnings involved 'abandoned person', 'parents' excessive protection', 'community among themselves', and 'greedy mediator'. Adaptions were observed by 'various feeling card', 'worrying about men's child', 'expecting the future', and 'stopping on foreigner as a partner'. Discussion and suggestion were presented on the basis of these findings: examination of marriage genuineness, Korean men's preparation of marriage, intervention and service for their mental health, supports for their children and strengthen of multicultural family center's function for dissolved family.
A Qualitative Study on the Problem of Educating Children in Multicultural Families
Kim, Seung-Hee ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 17~33
The purpose of this study was to investigate diversity in the situations of multicultural families regarding the education of their children and to suggest rational ways of educating children in multicultural families. The participants in this study were 16 mothers from multicultural families typically characterized by an international marriage in which a Korean male had married a non-Korean female. The data were collected using intensive interviews over a course of three months and were analyzed by grounded theory. The results of this study showed that the participants had difficulty in adapting to the styles of educating children in Korean families and that they could not help their children do homework by themselves due to the limited personal relationships, the shortage of information about educating children, and an lack of organized education programs on Korean culture and history. Thus, they solved these problems by depending on different extracurricular activities and thus incurred a financial burden to support these activities. This led to excessive amounts of time and energy to earn the money to support the activities, which gave them few opportunities to acquire information on educating children by, for example, meeting with others. This explained their dependency on different extracurricular activities so as to solve the problem of their educating children. In an effort to seek ways to break this vicious circle, this study emphasized that policies related to educating children in multicultural families should focus on helping multicultural families strengthen their abilities to educate their children fundamentally.
A Study on Effective Early Childhood and Elementary Character Education Through Family-School Partnership : Based on Parents' Satisfaction and Needs
Lee, Seung-Mie ; Chang, Young-Eun ; Park, Jeong-Yun ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 35~47
The purpose of the current study is to investigate parents' understanding and needs for character education in early childhood and during elementary education and to suggest policy implications effective character education for young children. Using focus group interviews, we collected qualitative data from 14 mothers in Seoul, Korea. The mothers were unclear about the definition of character education for their children and about their role in teaching proper values during the early years of their children's development. Most mothers with preschoolers were satisfied with the character education their children were receiving, whereas mothers with children in elementary school were not satisfied with the character education provided by school. The mothers expressed their concerns about the reliability of the teachers and schools of their children. As policy implications, providing regular parent education, activating parent-teacher associations, and strengthening the partnership through support from the community are suggested.
Effects of Attachment with Parents and Educational Gender Egalitarianism on Achievement Motivation in Korean University Students
Chang, Young-Eun ; Sung, Mi-Young ; Kwon, Hee-Kyung ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 49~59
This study was aimed at investigating the gender differences in the relationships among parental attachment, educational gender egalitarianism, and achievement motivation in university students in Korea. A total of 338 students from the Seoul and Kyungnam areas participated in this study. The results found that male students showed lower levels of mother attachment and educational egalitarianism and higher levels of achievement motivation compared to female students. For female students, parental attachment and educational egalitarianism were significantly correlated with achievement motivation; however, no such relationships were detected in male students. For male students, social and demographic variables were more predictive of achievement motivation than attachment or educational egalitarianism.
Digital Consumer Information Awareness, Reception and Information Source Utilization for Purchasing Clothing
Jang, Su-Bin ; Ryu, Mi-Hyun ; Lee, Seung-Sin ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 61~74
The purpose of this study was to target digital generation consumers and determine potential effects of their demographic characteristics and variables concerning digital consumer information upon their characteristics in purchasing clothing. This study has its implications in the sense that it determines digital generation's awareness and reception of digital consumer information and their utilization of digital consumer information source, so that it can help understand digital generation consumers' behaviors of information search and the phenomena of digital market in this age of knowledge and information, and can ultimately provide reference data useful for guidance in favorable consumer life as well as consumer education based on digital devices. The results of this study can be summed up as follows: It is found that digital generation consumers reached higher level in the awareness of digital consumer information. The reception of digital consumer information and the utilization of digital consumer information source are found as middle level. Based on these results, this study can give the following suggestions for consumer education: Lately, digital devices have been widely popularized into larger number of users, so that we have more chances to buy desired products on the web or mobile device. In particular, the rate of clothing purchase on the web tends to increase year by year. However, our digital consumers still lack in their ability to utilize digital consumer information in terms of quantitatively increasing purchase of products on the basis of digital consumer information. Thus, it is necessary to provide consumers with a formulated education in their information search and shopping using digital devices, so that they will have better ability to use digital consumer information in the future.
The Effects of Adolescents' Psychosocial Characteristics and Parental Communication Patterns on Suicidal Ideation
Kim, Jung-Min ; Jung, Ha-Na ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 75~87
The purpose of the study is to examine the effects of adolescents' psychosocial characteristics and parental communication patterns on suicidal ideation. Participants were 520 first- and second- year high-school students in the Seoul and Gyeonggi areas. Questionnaires included items on suicidal ideation, irrational beliefs, depression, hopelessness, and parental communication patterns. Data were statistically analyzed through a t-test, Pearson's correlation, multiple regression analysis, and stepwise multiple regression using SPSS for Win version 12.0. The major results were as follows: 1) Female adolescents had higher levels of irrational beliefs, depression, specific types of communication patterns from the father(placating) and suicidal ideation more than their male counterparts. The male adolescents showed more communication patterns from the father(blaming) than their female counterparts. 2) Depression, irrational beliefs, mothers' communication patterns (blaming), gender and hopelessness were significant predictors of adolescent suicidal ideation. 3) The adolescents' irrational beliefs had a mediating effect on the relationship between their suicidal ideation and dysfunctional parental communication.
Development and Evaluation of Parent Education Program for Learning Coaching : Focused on Families with School Aged Children
Rho, Myung-Sook ; Kim, Soon-Ok ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 89~107
The purpose of this study was to develop Parent Education Program for Learning Coaching which enhances parent's learning-support behaviors, as well as, children's self-Efficacy and self-regulated learning capability, and to implement and evaluate the program for the families with school aged children. The results of this study were as follows. First, the contents of the experimental model of 'Parent Education Program for Learning Coaching' were specified as five factors namely; offering options, offering democratic rules, pursuing appropriate results, offering school-related information, offering self-regulated learning skills for children. Second, significant differences in the experiment group were found in pre- and post-test scores of parent's learning-support behaviors and children's self-efficacy and self-regulated learning capability, but not for the control group. Thus, based on these findings, a modified model of 'Parent Education Program for Learning Coaching' was presented as a conclusion.
The Consumer Financial Quotient and Demand on Financial Consumer Education of University Students
Kim, Mi-Lee ; Kim, Si-Wuel ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 109~123
The importance of finance in our society is truly absolute, and the of financial consumers who cope with the financial environment is becoming. Recently, many authorities in Korea to perceive the absence of serious economic or financial consumer education in order to find a fundamental solution for such a phenomenon, there is a growing need to introduce financial consumer education. This study aims to review the comprehension power of finance among consumers are college students in this society the importance of finance is becoming greater, and to a way promote financial consumer education by analyzing the demand level for The main results obtained from the include the following. First, as a result of reviewing the characteristics of respondents, their average age was 21.8 years old, and on average they each had 4.16 credit cards. Most of them had no experience of receiving financial consumer education in their teenage years, and their interest level in investment was shown to be above average. Second, as a result of reviewing their comprehension power of finance, it was shown to be 64.10 points on average their comprehension of the income area was the highest, their comprehension money management was shown to be the lowest. Third, as a result of reviewing the perception level of the provision of financial consumer education, it was shown to be very low the perception level of on-line and off-line financial consumer education provided by the YMCA was shown to be the highest. Fourth, as a result of reviewing the level financial consumer education, it was shown to be very high. For the level for institutions financial consumer education, financial institutions the highest. For the level for the method of financial consumer education, respondents chose practical experience the most and education books the least. For the intention of participating in financial consumer education, most respondents that they would participate, and most of them answered that the starting period should be the teenage years and childhood Therefore, as a result, most university student's consumers have concerned on financial education and financial inportance, it need to educate for the university student's consumers, and it need to develop technical tools and contents for ficancial education.
Analysis on Financial Statuses of Single and Non-single Low-income Households
Kim, Sung-Sook ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 125~145
The purposes of this study were to examine low-income households' financial statuses and the socio-economic characteristics of single-person and non-single person households according to the financial indexes used for evaluating financial security and growth status developed based on financial ratios. Using 2009 KLIPS(Korean Labor & Income Panel Survey) data collected by the Korean Labor Institute, the satisfaction levels from the indexes were analyzed and compared between the two household types. The results showed that 46.0% of single-person households were not satisfactory in terms of all financial growth indexes but were partially satisfactory in terms of all financial security indexes. These householders tended to be females and in the their 70s, who lived in Seoul or in a suburb of Seoul, Korea. They reported problems with a lack of financial growth possibilities. 47.0% of non-single person households were not satisfactory in terms of all financial growth indexes but were partially satisfactory in terms of all financial security indexes. These householders tended to be males in their 60s and 70s with no job who were living in Seoul or in a suburb of Seoul, Korea. They reported having low level of liquidity and high level of debt redemption. 42.6% of single-person households were not satisfactory in terms of both financial security and growth indexes partially. These householders tended to be females in their 20s or 70s who were living in rural areas. They reported problems related to an adverse balance between household income and expenditures and a large scale of debt. 43.1% of non-single households were not satisfactory in terms of both financial security and growth indexes partially. These householders tended to be males in their 60s or 70s and homeowners. They reported problem related to an adverse balance of household income and expenditures and high a level of housing expenditures and liquidity. The research findings have implication for policy makers considering financial support programs and welfare programs for low-income householders, considering the recent changes in households structures.
The Basic Study of Development on Standard Model in Family Support Center
Park, Jeong-Yun ; Kang, Ki-Jung ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 147~160
This purpose of research is to offer basic materials for analyzing organizational structure in an effort to develop a standardized model that considers regional characteristics with the ultimate goal being the establishment of a National Health and Family Support Center. Research methods include aliterature survey data. The research target is 94 centers run by the National Health Family Support Center training. These are assessed in terms of their regional characteristics. The objectives of this paper are as follows: 1. To look at the present National Healthy Family Support Center's yearly conditions investigate the regional characteristics. 2. To analyze the National Healthy Family Support Center's annual organizational managements and operations characteristics. 3. To analyze the National Healthy Family Support Center's regional characteristics (Urban-only-, Urban-Rural Integration, Rural-only-) in terms of its organizational management and operations. First, at the national, county, and ward levels, Health and Family Support Center can have family intervention purpose. Regional Center should be operated to keep pace with custom of different regions. Standardization can also be beneficial, including considerations such as agricultural needs and a type center. Effective center operations should also ensured. Second, standardized development model I had to insert this here because you mention one in the following paragraph. Original did not make sense. I hope this is what you meant.
A Structural Analysis on School-Aged Children's School Adjustment and Its Related Variables
Lee, Hi-Eun ; Moon, Soo-Back ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 161~174
The purpose of this study was to investigate the structural relationships among different variables related to school adjustment. 601 elementary school students residing in Pohang-City in Korea completed questionnaires about school adjustment, internal problem behavior, external problem behavior, family adaptability and family cohesion. A variance-covariance matrix of this sample was analyzed using AMOS 19.0, and the maximum likelihood minimization function. The goodness of fit was evaluated via SRMR, RMSEA with a 90% confidence interval, CFI, and TLI. The results were as follows: First, family adaptability, family cohesion, internal problem behavior and external problem behavior were all found to have a significant direct effect how the children adjusted to their school. Second, family adaptability, and family cohesion had a direct effect on internal problem behavior. Third, family cohesion had a direct effect on external problem behavior, but family adaptability had a substantial indirect effect on the children's external problem behavior that was mediated by their internal problem behavior. Fourth, internal problem behavior had a direct effect on external problem behavior.
Differences of Interactive Peer Play According to the Problem Behaviors Types
Shin, Hae-Young ; Choi, Hye-Yeong ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 175~186
The purpose of this study was to explore the differences in interactive peer play according to the type of problem behavior. The subjects were 112(67 boys, 45 girls) S-year-old children at 25 daycare centers in Seoul, Gyeonggi, and Gyeongsang areas. Instruments included the Preschool Behavior Questionnaire(PBQ; Behar & Stringfield, 1974) and the Penn Interactive Peer Play Scale(PIPPS) in both the teacher version(Choi & Shin, 2008) and the parent version(Fantuzzo, Mendez, & Tighe, 1998). The data were analyzed with descriptive statistics, cluster analysis, t-test, and one-way ANOVA using the SPSS 18.0 software program. The results showed that the clusters of problem behaviors on the PBQ could be grouped into four categories; 'hostility-aggressiveness', 'hyperactivity- distractibility', 'anxiety-fear', and 'combined'. In addition, group differences among the problem behaviors were significantly found in 'play disruption' and 'play disconnection' but not in 'play interaction' of the PIPPS on teachers' and parents' ratings. Specifically, group differences were not found in the parental reports, while significant group differences were noted in the 'play disconnection on PIPPS component of the teachers' reports.
A Phenomenological Study on the Homeschooling Experiences of Korean Families
Kim, Hyeon-Ju ; Yang, Sung-Eun ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 187~204
This study investigated why homeschooling families choose homeschooling instead of public education and the changes and adjustment processes that those families undergo during their homeschooling period. The participants in the study are 18 families who have experienced more than 2 years of homeschooling. Mothers, fathers, and children all participated in a series of interviews. The analysis of the data was performed using the four stages of phenomenological study as presented by Giorgi. The main subject of this study is the belief of homeschooling families that "homeschooling is not a mere educational method but a life style." Initially, they choose homeschooling as a mere educational method, but the results here show that communication between parents and children increased and family cohesion was strengthened as time passed. In conclusion, it was found that many aspects of life begin to change for those who undertake homeschooling, including the values, statuses, and rules of the family. Thus, homeschooling can become a lifestyle.
A Study on Changes in Cost of Housing at Marriage by Age Group in Terms of Inter-generational Transfers
Lee, So-Young ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 205~216
Unequal distribution of shares among children during intergenerational transference of assets has been prevalent in Korea. This study intends to examine whether parental contribution, in the form of a cash gift, is differentiated between the bride's side and the bridegroom's side at marriage and by age group. This pattern may also change according to the generation. Questionnaires were equally distributed to members of three previously delineated age groups: 20' s-30' s, 40's -50's, and 60's and above who are married or have been married at least once and reside in Seoul or Gyeonggi province. A total of 700 questionnaires were analyzed using SPSS and the data were sorted by age group. The results indicate an apparent difference between the husband's side and the wife's side in providing funding for housing at marriage in that a large portion of the funding is provided by the husband's side. Among various funding sources, a cash gift from the couple's parents appears to fund the largest portion of the total cost for housing and marriage. Results show that a cash gift from the couple's parents funds a larger portion of housing expenses for younger generations, a phenomenon that becomes more severe and apparent the younger the couple is.
The Mediating Roles of Mothers' Psychological Well-Being and Support/Control in the Relationship between Maternal Child-related Stress and Adolescents' School Adjustment
Kim, Ji-Hyun ; Doh, Hyun-Sim ; Shin, Na-Na ; Kim, Min-Jung ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 217~232
The main purpose of this study was to examine the mediating roles of mothers' psychological well-being and support/control in the relationship between maternal child-related stress and adolescents' school adjustment. Participants were 389 3rd grade middle school students and their mothers. Mothers completed questionnaires about child-related stress and psychological well-being. Adolescents completed scales of maternal controlling/supportive parenting and school adjustment. Results indicated that a direct effect of mothers' child-related stress on adolescents' school adjustment was not significant. However, mothers' psychological well-being and support/control mediated the relations between child-related stress and adolescents' school adjustment. A higher level of child-related stress in mothers was associated with a lower level of psychological well-being, followed by a lower level of adolescents' school adjustment. Mothers who reported a higher level of child-related stress tended to be less supportive and more controlling, which led to a lower level of school adjustment. These findings suggest the need for considering both maternal characteristics and parenting in explaining adolescents' school adjustment.
A Phenomenological Study on the Women's Experiences of Abortion
Kang, Myeong-Sun ; Yang, Sung-Eun ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 29, issue 4, 2011, Pages 233~250
The purpose of this study is to examine women's experiences of abortion using the phenomenological research method. It considers their individual psychological and emotional changes, and how their marital relationship is affected. The participants of the study were 20 women aged 30-50 who had an abortion. Individual in-depth interviews were conducted for the data collection. A major finding of the study is that women who have had an abortion tend to experience severance of their emotional relationships. Specifically, they confessed their cognitive error about controllability, expressed their anxiety about recognized reality, and suffered from the unexpected results of having an abortion.