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Volume 30, Issue 6 - Dec 2012
Volume 30, Issue 5 - Oct 2012
Volume 30, Issue 4 - Aug 2012
Volume 30, Issue 3 - Jun 2012
Volume 30, Issue 2 - Apr 2012
Volume 30, Issue 1 - Feb 2012
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Effects of Attitudes Toward Reasons for which Abortion is Permitted on Needs for Abortion Prevention Policies among Female Students
Yoo, Gye-Sook ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 1~11
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.001
The purpose of this study is to analyze the effects of attitudes toward reasons for which abortion is permitted on needs for abortion prevention policies among 232 unmarried female students at the middle schools, high schools, and universities located in Seoul. The respondents were requested to complete the self-administered questionnaire, and the principal component analysis, t-tests, Pearson`s correlations, and hierarchical multiple regression analyses were performed for analyzing data. The major findings of this study were as follows: First, the principal component analysis identified three reasons for which abortion is permitted. These are reasons under the maternal & child health law, socioeconomic reasons, and normatively unqualified reasons. Second, the female students showed permissive attitudes toward reasons for abortion under the maternal & child health law, disapproval attitudes toward socioeconomic reasons for abortion, and neutral attitudes toward abortion by normatively unqualified reasons. Students also showed high levels of needs for abortion prevention policies. Finally, hierarchical regression analyses revealed that female students` attitudes toward reasons for which abortion is permitted significantly predicted levels of needs for abortion prevention policies, after controlling their sciodemographic characteristics. The implications of the study results are discussed.
A Study on the Parental Belief Types of Mothers who Defected from North Korea
Chun, Hui-Young ; Ok, Kyung-Hee ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 13~27
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.013
This study explored the parental belief types of mothers who had defected from North Korea and found out its relationship to the mother`s child-rearing behaviors and socio-demographical variables and the child`s age. 89 mothers who had defected from North Korea with the youngest child being under 20 years old, responded to the questionnaire. The data were statistically analyzed by cluster analysis, MANOVA, and
-test. The results showed that the parental beliefs were clustered into 3 types: `high child- and parent-centered & low cultural transformation`(cluster 1)(37.08%), `low child- and parent-centered & middle cultural transformation`(cluster 2)(46.03%), and `high child- and parent-centered & high cultural transformation`(cluster 3)(16.85%). The differences among the clusters were found in the warmth-acceptance and rejection-restriction dimensions of the mother`s child-rearing behaviors. The frequencies of each cluster were meaningfully different depending on the mother`s age, educational level, length of residence in South Korea, and their child`s age. Based on these findings, the implications and suggestions were discussed.
Consumption Awareness according to Information Search and Consumer Education for Green Consumption : Comparative Study between Korea and China
Mu, Jian-Wen ; Lee, Seung-Sin ; Ryu, Mi-Hyun ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 29~44
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.029
The research is aimed to provide suggestions to higher the level of green consumption awareness in South Korea and China, through comparative analysis of consumers in both countries. It also tries to understand how the consumption awareness and consumer education influences on the green consumption awareness. The study examined residents in Seoul, Korea, and Suzhou, China, and the research was conducted from March 25 to 31 in 2010. Three hundred and four samples in total were analyzed. The major results of this study were summarized as follows: First, Korean consumers` green consumption awareness is higher than that of Chinese consumers. Yet, consumers in both countries showed the lowest level in environmental participatory awareness in green consumption awareness. Second, environmental problems concern and green consumption information search is the key variable in the improvement of green consumption awareness level both in Korea and China.
A Structural Analysis of School-Aged Children`s Well-Being and Its Related Variables
Lee, Hi-Eun ; Moon, Soo-Back ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 45~57
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.045
The purpose of this study was to investigate the structural relationships among different variables related to well-being. 748 elementary school students residing in Gumi-City, Pohang-City and Ulsan-City in Korea completed questionnaires about well-being, ego-resilience, self-esteem, basic psychological needs and parent attachment perceived by children. 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, children`s ego-resilience, self-esteem, basic psychological needs and parent attachment were all found to have a significant direct effect on children`s well-being. Second, children`s self-esteem, basic psychological needs and parent attachment had a direct effect on children`s ego-resilience. Third, children`s basic psychological needs and parent attachment had a direct effect on children`s self-esteem. Fourth, parent attachment had a direct effect on children`s basic psychological needs.
The Influence of the Resilience on the Organizational Commitment of Kindergarten and Childcare Teachers : Social Support as a Mediating Variable
Lee, Jae-Young ; Cho, Syeong-Ja ; Min, Ha-Yeoung ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 59~67
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.059
This study investigate the influence of resilience on organizational commitment using social support as a mediating variable for kindergarten and childcare teathers. The subjects were 630 kindergarten and childcare teathers. The collected data were analyzed by Pearson`s correlation as well as single and multiple regressions that used SPSS Win 19.0. The results were as follows: (1) The resilience was significantly associated with organizational commitment of kindergarten and childcare teachers. (2) The resilience was significantly associated with social support of kindergarten and childcare teachers. (3) The resilience was not significantly associated with organizational commitment of kindergarten and childcare teachers, controlled by social support. The results showed the social support was more important variable affecting organizational commitment of kindergarten and childcare teachers than the resilience. As a result, teachers have to be strengthened for support of social emotion that helps to control of their emotional condition and social evaluation that estimates their role positive under administration system.
Mediating Effects of Relationship Satisfactions on the Relationships among Self-esteem, Internet Pornography Addiction, and Sexual Behavior in Male and Female Freshmen
Hong, Sung-Rye ; Jung, Yeo-Joo ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 69~82
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.069
The purpose of this study was to investigate the degree of sexual behavior. In particular, this study focused on the self-esteem, internet pornography addiction, and relationship satisfaction of freshmen as important predictors of sexual behavior and examined the dynamics of the relationships among the variables. The participants in this research were 1,806 university freshmen: 932 males and 828 females. All respondents submitted their answers on a self-report questionnaire. The data were analyzed with descriptive statistics and Pearson`s correlations that used PASW 18.0, and AMOS 18.0, a statistical program for structural equation modeling(SEM), to estimate the hypothesized structural equation model. The major results of this study were as follows: (1) Relationship satisfactions mediated the relationships among self-esteem, internet pornography addiction, and sexual behavior. (2) Sexual behavior between male and female freshmen showed different influences on the test of the structural model invariance across the groups.
A Study on Participation Experience of Immigrants in Korea Immigration & Integration Program of the Ministry of Justice
Choi, Bae-Young ; Han, Eun-Joo ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 83~103
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.083
This thesis is based on an in-depth interview on participation experience of ten immigrants who reside in S Multi-cultural Family Support Center that is located in Gyeonggi-do in Korea Immigration & Integration Program(KIIP). The purpose of this research is to present through it`s basic data for improvement in the operation of KIIP in the future by grasping participation process in KIIP that the immigrants have experienced, problems involved in their operation, and related requirements. Major results of the research are as follows: First, the motive for the immigrants` participation in KIIP was to acquire Korean nationality, learn Korean, and prepare for their future in Korea. Second, as a difficulty in participation in KIIP, access to educational institutions loomed large. Third, regarding improvements in the operation of KIIP, marriage immigrants needed to continue Korean language education, whereas other immigrants revealed a demand for opening evening classes or weekend classes. In the final analysis, it seems that for KIIP to provide an opportunity for the immigrants to have a vision for their life in the future, as well as for its realization in Korean society, policy-oriented institutional support that pays attention to their life situation and demands is badly needed.
A Study on Cognition of Credit Card and Shopping Value Based on the Consumption Orientation
Seo, In-Joo ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 105~118
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.105
This study aims to recognize cognition of credit card and shopping value in contemporary society, cognition of credit card and shopping value according to types of consumption orientation, and factors that influence cognition of credit card and shopping value, and ultimately provide a foundation for establishing proper shopping value. A total of 453 women and men residing in Seoul have been set as research object in order to achieve the purpose of the study. The data was analyzed by Cronbach` alpha, frequencies, percentile, mean, factor analysis, K-mean cluster analysis, t-test, ANOVA and Duncan`s multiple range test, multiple linear regression. All analysis progress was done by spsswin12.0 statistics program. A summary of this research goes as follows: First, categorization of consumption orientation lead to two clusters of rational and symbolic & conspicuity consumption patterns and cognition of credit card was categorized into positive and negative cognition and shopping value was categorized into hedonic shopping value, utilitarian shopping value and time-save shopping value. Second, rational shoppers had high utilitarian shopping values and symbolic & conspicuity shoppers had high both hedonic shopping values and utilitarian shopping values. Third, the most influential factor in hedonic shopping value and utilitarian was consumption orientation. In conclusion, this research has showed that cognition of credit card and shopping value according to types of consumption orientation patterns varied, and that consumption orientation was an influential factor on cognition of credit card and shopping value.
A Case Study on Family Therapy for a Child with Anger Controling Problem
Park, Tai-Young ; Yu, Jin-Hui ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 119~133
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.119
This study aimed to explore the anger of child, the factors influencing the anger of child, the therapeutic techniques of therapist to resolve the marital conflict as well as the anger of child and the changes of family members after getting family therapy. The data was consisted of recording transcripts and note-taking of 8 sessions family therapy. The study used a constant comparative analysis and Miles & Huberman`s matrix and network display as analysis method. The anger of child included aggressive and violent behavior, temperament, fear, anxiety, and negligence of rule. The study revealed parental dysfunctional communication patterns and parental experiences from family of origin as factors influencing the anger of child. The study found therapist`s self-disclosure, sharing and comparing with similar cases, explanation of dysfunctional communication patterns, explanation about similarity in generational transmission process, and suggestion of new solutions as therapeutic techniques. The result of study showed the alleviation of marital conflict, the amelioration in the anger of child, and the change in the relationships of family members after getting family therapy.
The Influence of Perceived Family-Friendliness of Community on Parenting Efficacy and Stress among Parents with Preschoolers
Noh, Shin-Ae ; Chin, Mee-Jung ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 135~149
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.135
The aim of this study is to examine how perceived family-friendliness of community influences parents` efficacy and stress. This study asks three research questions: 1) what is the geographical boundary of community perceived by parents with pre-school children, 2) how the components of family-friendly community affect parents` perception on family-friendliness of their communities, 3) how the perceived family-friendliness of their community affects parenting efficacy and stress. Drawing on a sample of 628 parents(318 males, 310 females) who had at least one pre-school child, we analyze the data by frequencies, means and hierarchical regressions. The major findings are as follows. While the responses on the geographical boundary of community varies the most frequent response is `Gu`. Both knowledge on family service infra and community social capital, which consist of family-friendly community, affect the perception of family-friendliness of community. The perceived family-friendliness of community is positively associated with parenting efficacy and negatively associated with parenting stress. The effect of the perceived family-friendliness of community on parenting efficacy disappears when social capital is included in the model. There is no such pattern in the association between the perceived family-friendliness of community and parenting stress.
The Relations between Maternal Personality, Preschoolers` Temperament, and Overprotective and Controlling Parenting
Kim, Na-Hee ; Park, Bo-Kyung ; Doh, Hyun-Sim ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 151~163
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.151
This study examined the relations between maternal personality, preschoolers` temperament, and overprotective and controlling parenting. A total of 285 mothers whose children aged from 4 to 6 years participated in this study. Mothers completed a set of questionnaires on their personalities, their children`s temperament, and their overprotective and controlling parenting. Data were analyzed by regression analyses and t-test. First, maternal extraversion was negatively related to overprotective and controlling parenting, and maternal neuroticism was positively related to these parenting variables. Second, preschoolers` adaptability was negatively linked to overprotective and controlling parenting, and preschoolers` activity was positively linked to these parenting variables. Lastly, preschoolers` adaptability moderated the impact of maternal extraversion on controlling parenting. Maternal extraversion was a negative predictor of controlling parenting when preschoolers` adaptability was low. This relation was non-significant when preschoolers` adaptability was high. These results clearly indicate that both maternal personality and preschoolers` temperament play crucial roles in overprotective and controlling parenting.
The Effect of Social Support on Infant Mother`s Parenting Behavior: The Mediating Effects of Parenting Stress and Depression
Moon, Young-Kyung ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 165~177
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.165
This study examined the effect of social support on infant mother`s parenting behavior and mediating effects of parenting stress and depression between social support and maternal parenting behavior. Participants were 2078 mothers of infant (4-10 month) in Korea. Data were analyzed by Structural Equation Model. Major findings were as follows: First, social support showed direct effect on maternal parenting behavior. That was the more mother receive social support, mother show responsive and warmer parenting behavior on infant. Second, maternal parenting stress mediated the effect of social support on maternal parenting behavior. That was the more mother receive social support, the less mother experience parenting stress, which in turn contribute to responsive and warm parenting behavior. Third, Maternal depression didn`t mediate the effect of social support on maternal parenting behavior. However, social support and maternal parenting stress showed direct effects on maternal depression. This research suggest the needs for development of diverse social support policies and program to help mothers reduce maternal parenting stress and depression.
Impact on Interpersonal Relationship Skills of Children: Social Demographic Variables, Marital Perspective-taking Ability, Children Managing Responses and Emotional Intelligence
Jang, Yun-Hee ; Moon, Hyuk-Jun ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 179~192
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.179
The purpose of this study is to investigate the variable factors influencing children`s interpersonal relationship skills and analyze the effects of marital perspective-taking ability, managing responses of young children and emotional intelligence on the interpersonal relationship skills of children. The study subjects were young children aged from four to seven attending private kindergartens or public day care centers in Seoul or Kyeongki-do and their mothers. The results are as follows : 1) First, marital perspective-taking abilities were indicated higher on boys than girls, children in a full-day program than those in a half-day program, university graduates or higher degree holders than collage graduates, single-income families than double-income families. In case of managing responses of young children, boys showed high avoidance of offensive disposition and girls showed high emotions dissipation. Also, young children in a full-day program showed non-responses on managing responses but high responses on emotions dissipation, and children of mothers with bachelor`s degree or higher education showed support and children from double-income family showed no responses in high. Moreover, emotional intelligence of young children in a full-day program was higher than that of children in a half-day program, interpersonal relationship skills were showed higher on girls than boys, half-day children than full-day ones, children from single-income family than those from double-income family. 2) Meaningful relationships were indicated between these variables; managing responses of young children, emotional intelligence and interpersonal relationship skills by partly showing correlations. 3) Children in a half-day program with low in emotions dissipation, non-responses, offensive dispositional managing responses but high on Avoid, emotional intelligence showed high interpersonal relationship skills.
A Study on Child Caregivers` Awareness and Educational Training of Traditional Living Culture and Seasonal Customs in Early Childhood Education Settings
Ju, Young-Ae ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 30, issue 3, 2012, Pages 193~208
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2012.30.3.193
The purpose of this study is to suggest basic data on the education of traditional living culture and seasonal customs. In order to achieve the purpose of this study, a research questionnaires consisting of 46 questions was developed. The data was collected by 287 child caregivers in Incheon Metropolitan City. and the data analysis was conducted with the SPSS/Win 17.0 program. The results of this study, they are summarized as follows. First, child caregivers overall perception of the traditional life and culture was scored as 3.28. Their perception of the need for education on traditional life and culture was scored as 3.7, and their knowledge and interest both as 2.77. The analysis of difference according to background variables revealed, significant difference in educational experience (p. <05) and age (p. <01). Second, the child caregivers were unaware any other seasonal customs besides Chuseok(Korean Thanksgiving), Tano(a festival occurring on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar), Lunar New Year`s Day, and Daeboreum (the day of the first full moon of the year) Third, child caregivers perceived `culture` experiences as being very important for education about seasonal customs. Forth, two of Korea`s seasonal customs, Chuseok(Korean Thanksgiving) and the Lunar New Year`s Day have always been celebrated with family gatherings. Fifth, child caregivers awareness of seasonal customs is correlated with educational training. And their awareness of the traditional living culture is also correlated with educational training.