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Volume 31, Issue 6 - Dec 2013
Volume 31, Issue 5 - Oct 2013
Volume 31, Issue 4 - Aug 2013
Volume 31, Issue 3 - Jun 2013
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The Perception and Use of Living Information : Suggestion for a Family-friendly Living Information Environment
Shim, Young ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 1~17
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.001
The purpose of this study is to provide suggestion for the establishment of a living information environment for a family-friendly living environment. The survey data on a sample of three hundred and eighty-four married respondents with at least one child in elementary school that were collected for 15 days from April 16 to April 30 of 2010 were analyzed. The results are as follows: It is important to establish a family-friendly living information environment as one of the important elements for a family-friendly living environment. Two aspects ought to be considered in establishing a family-friendly living information environment. One is the supply aspect of the family-friendly living information: this encompasses the usage of facilities in the community, the residents in the community as leaders and the user-friendly living information. The other is the user aspect of the living information, which involves the education on living information for the residents in the community.
A Study on the Effects of Psychological Independence and Career Decision-Making Self-Efficacy on Career Maturity among Adolescents
Lee, Jae-Hee ; Lee, Ji-Min ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 19~32
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.019
The purpose of this study was to identify the influences of psychological independence(functional independence and emotional independence) and career decision-making self-efficacy(self-estimation, career goal, occupational-knowledge, and problem solving) on career maturity(preparation, objective, decisiveness, and certainty) among adolescents. The subjects were 447 students in the second grade of middle school and high school in D. The questionnaire consist of measures of psychological independence, career decision-making self-efficacy, and career maturity. The data were analysed with factor analysis, Cronbach`s
, t-test, ANOVA, correlation and multiple regression by using the SPSS(SPSS/WIN 19.0) program. The major results were as follows. First, adolescents` the career maturity was significantly different depending on the socio-demographic variables. Second, it was shown that middle and high school students have a statically relation, in a relation among psychological independence, career decision-making self-efficacy, and career maturity. Third, it was found that psychological independence and career decision-making self-efficacy gave statistically meaningful influence on the career maturity of adolescents. This study is significant in that it suggests a plan for improving career maturity, and provides a basic material to improve one`s active role in their parents. In addition, the results of this study can be used as a fundamental reference in career development programs and career-counseling centers at schools for enhancing adolescents` career development and success.
The Effects of Alexithymia, Burnout-, and Adult Attachment on Child Disciplinary Style of Childcare Teachers
Cha, Ji-Yeon ; Moon, Hyuk-Jun ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 33~45
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.033
Thise study is designed to demonstrate the influence of socio-demographic variables(age, education, career history and marital Status), alexithymia, burnout, and adult attachment on child disciplinary styles; childcare teachers in charge of young children were studied. The purpose of the study is to provide information about the desirable disciplinary styles of a childcare teacher in order to strengthen the quality of childcare education. The data collected in this study showed the following results: First, the age, education, career history and marital status of a teacher produced good results statistically irrelevant to the their child disciplinary style. Second, a high level of negative correlation was found among alexithymia, burnout, adult attachment and the child disciplinary style of a childcare teacher. In other words, if a teacher shows a high level of alexithymia, burnout, and adult attachment, it is likely that the teacher`s child disciplinary style is coercive and neglect, and the teacher tends to give an illogical explanation. Third, in contrast to the other variables, burnout and adult attachment have a greater effect on child disciplinary style than alexithymia.
A Case Study on Family Therapy for Parents with a Daughter Suffering from Multiple Tic Disorder
Park, Tai Young ; Yu, Jin Hui ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 47~63
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.047
This study deals with a counseling case in which a mother requested counseling due to the problems of her daughter, who suffers from multiple tic disorder. The participants of this study included five family members (grandmother, father, mother and two female children) and a total of 23 sessions were held from September 2006 to December 2007. Additional counseling (
counseling session) was conducted on April 1st, 2009. The data was based on recorded transcripts and notes from 24 family therapy sessions. The study used a constant comparative analysis, which uses matrix and network display as an analysis method suggested by Miles&Huberman(1994). The characteristics of the family of origin and the indifference of the husband had caused the wife stress. The couple had frequent conflicts due to dysfunctional communication methods, a clash of values, sexual dissatisfaction, and a lack of communication. This marital conflict became the primary factor of the daughter`s multiple tic disorder. Intervention of the family therapist resulted in the setting of treatment goals based on MRI`s communication theory and Bowen`s family systems theory in order to solve the problem of the daughter`s multiple tic disorder. Also, the therapist`s intervention techniques included exploring experiences with the family of origin, shedding light on the multigenerational transmission process, exploring dysfunctional attempts at solutions, the therapist`s self-disclosure, providing similar cases, dealing with resistance, and suggesting a new communication method. To solve the problem, the therapist helped the family separate the daughter spatially from her parents. Therefore, the therapist`s intervention helped reduce the daughter`s tics and improve relationships among the family.
Relationships among Expectant Mothers` Prenatal Attachment, Spousal Support, and Parenting Efficacy
Kwon, Su-Hyun ; Lee, Seung Yeon ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 65~77
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.065
This study was aimed at (1) investigating expectant mothers` prenatal attachment according to variables (age, gestational weeks, perceived health condition, anticipating the gender of the fetus, marriage duration, and parity), (2) analyzing correlations among their prenatal attachment, spousal support, and parenting efficacy, and (3) examining the role of prenatal attachment as a mediator between spousal support and parenting efficacy. For this purpose, 221 expectant mothers living in Seoul completed a 55-item survey. The collected data were analyzed by t-test, one-way ANOVA, Pearson`s correlation coefficients, and regression analyses. The findings of this study were as follows. First, among the variables, gestational weeks, perceived health condition, marriage duration, and parity showed significant differences in the scores for the overall prenatal attachment and subordinate factors. Second, there were positive correlations between the expectant mothers` prenatal attachment and spousal support and between their prenatal attachment and parenting efficacy. Third, the expectant mothers` prenatal attachment proved to mediate between spousal support and parenting efficacy. These findings shed light on the significance of prenatal attachment and spousal support during the pregnancy period; therefore, it is essential to develop education programs for expecting parents to enhance prenatal attachment and spousal support and to conduct follow-up studies to verify the effectiveness of the programs.
A Qualitative Research on the Voluntary Childless Family`s Choice Motives and Social Perceptions
Kim, Joung-Mi ; Yang, Sungeun ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 79~95
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.079
This study is aimed at exploring the experience of couples choosing not to have children after marriage. To identify the motives for voluntary childlessness and social perceptions, a qualitative research method was used for analysis. After in-depth interviews were conducted with 15 childless couples who had agreed to participate in the research, 15 meaning units, 5 categories, and 3 topics were established. The research findings were categorized as follows: `the motives for being childless`, `the surrounding response and coping response`, and `the expectation of a childless family`s society.` The research participants argued that families without children should be fully accepted in the changing society, with the hope that their childlessness would be respected. The significance of this study is that it focused on the perceptions of families and society, while steering away from personal views on the meaning of a life absent of children. Based on the perception that childlessness is not only a personal matter but also a social issue, this study clearly showed a variety of reactions to childless couples, such as the labeling of them as eccentric people and disapproval of them. Furthermore, this study has elaborated on the personal experience of childless couples by clearly indicating their desires to seek government support and compensation.
A Research on the Variables That Affect the Mathematics Teaching Efficacy of Teachers of 0 to 2-year-olds and 3 to 5-year-olds in Child Care Center
Kim, Jihyun ; Kim, Jung Min ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 97~108
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.097
The purpose of this study was to investigate what variables have a significant effect on child care center teachers` mathematics teaching efficacy among teachers` individual variables, mathematics activity variables, and teachers` awareness variables, and also whether these results are different for teachers of 0 to 2-year-olds when compared to teachers of 3 to 5-year-olds. The subjects consisted of 438 teachers from child care centers located in D city and K province of Korea. The results of this study were as follows: First, mathematics activity variables had a significant effect on the mathematics teaching efficacy of both teacher groups. Second, teachers` awareness of the environment of mathematics education had a significant influence on the mathematics teaching efficacy of both teacher groups, and for teachers of 0 to 2-year-olds, that influence was the greatest among all of the variables. Third, teachers` awareness of the purpose of mathematics education had a significant effect on the mathematics teaching efficacy of only teachers of 0 to 2-year-olds. Lastly. teachers` awareness of the mathematics education curriculum had a significant influence on the mathematics teaching efficacy of only teachers of 3 to 5-year-olds, and that influence was the greatest. These results were discussed in terms of different types of support for each teacher group to improve the quality of mathematics education.
Factors on Help-seeking Behaviors among the Disabled Experiencing Domestic Violence
Kim, Jae-Yop ; Yi, Min-Gyeong ; Park, Ji-Min ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 109~123
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.109
This study aims to investigate the factors on help-seeking behaviors among the disabled experiencing lifelong domestic violence and suggest practical plans to address the problems. According to an analysis of the data of the "2010 Domestic Violence Survey of South Korea", the occurrence rate of lifelong physical violence is 12.1% and that of severe physical violence is 6.2% among 273 adults with disabilities. The rate of help-seeking among the disabled experiencing lifelong domestic violence is 26.3%, which means two-thirds of the disabled experiencing domestic violence do so for a long time. The results of the study show that the experience of severe physical violence(p<.05), attitudes toward violence(p<.05), and awareness of domestic violence and related laws(p<.05) were found to have an impact on help-seeking behaviors among adults with disabilities experiencing domestic violence. However, an accepting attitude of disability and social connections of disabled were not found to have an impact on help-seeking behaviors. Based on these results, this study suggested raising awareness about domestic violence among the disabled, educating people with disabilities not to tolerate violence and informing them about the domestic violence-related legal system, and training service professionals (social workers, health professionals etc.) to screen the disabled for domestic violence and prevent them from becoming domestic violence victims.
A Meta-Analysis of the Variables Related with Social Support for Female Marriage Immigrants
Lee, Eun-Joo ; Jun, Mi-Kyung ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 125~141
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.125
This research aims to integrate study results through a meta-analysis of previous studies on the variables related with social support for female marriage immigrants. Based on the results, this study established the foundation of an integrated social support system for female marriage immigrants which considers both the functional perspective and structural perspective of social support, and suggested plans for an efficient support system. All social support was positively associated with female marriage immigrants marriage life, child-rearing behavior and attitude, reduction of stress and depression and psychological stability. In relation to the effect size of each variable related with all social support, the marriage variable had the biggest relationship with it, followed by the parenting variable, the psychological variable and the stress variable in that order. With reference to the relationship with related variables according to the sub-domain of social support, from the structural perspective, spousale support showed a high relationship with the marriage variable and the stress variable. It was also especially, very highly related with the marriage variable. In addition, a married woman`s family support and expert support had an intermediate relationship with the marriage variable, and the husband`s family support and friend support had a low relationship with it. From the functional perspective, material support had a very high relationship with the marriage variable, whereas it had a low relationship with the stress variable and the psychological variable. Emotional support was also highly related with marriage variable, but showed an intermediate or low relationship with the psychological variable and the stress variable. On the other hand, informational support displayed an intermediate relationship with the stress variable and the psychological variable, and a high relationship with the marriage variable. Lastly, evaluative support had a high relationship with the marriage variable and the psychological variable. Based on these results, this study proposed plans for an integrated social support system as follows. First, education ought to be provided for the spouses, and support for marital adjustment should be offered. Second, there plans should be made for continuous bonding with the family of origin, and support should be given to address changes in awareness of the relationship with the husband`s parents. Third, it is required to revitalize the local community and self-help groups, and provide the female marriage immigrants with opportunities to participate in social activities.
Child Care Teachers` Reflective Assessment on Practical Training Experiences
You, Byoungye ; Yang, Sungeun ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 143~157
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.143
This study used a qualitative research method to comprehensively deal with child care training in depth with the following content: the goals of child care teachers preparing for practical training; how they perform and feel about their roles throughout the training period as child care teachers; and their evaluation after the training period. A total of 10 people participated in the research and the training activities of child care teachers were qualitatively explored based on the results. The research findings are as follows. First, child care teachers have expectations for prospective teachers and take time for self-evaluation while preparing for teaching. Also, child care teachers set a goal of helping prospective teachers develop into outstanding teachers and have expectations for it. Second, child care teachers evaluate prospective teachers by treating them as colleagues while teaching them. Furthermore, child care teachers consider themselves as educators who train and produce child care professionals. Prospective teachers define their roles as assistants and learners in the actual educational scene. In addition, child care teachers feel a sense of pride by performing as hands-on training teachers. At the same time, they reflect on themselves by evaluating their duties as educators in their relationships with prospective teachers. Third, child care teachers suggested the need for changing the training system for themselves and prospective teachers after training. In addition, they argued that the gaps between school education and the actual educational scene should be reduced through solid training for acquiring new knowledge and information in both places in accordance with the rapidly-changing child care environment. Finally, the suggested the necessity of establishing a standard training curriculum and educational programs within their institution.
The Factors Related to Parenting Stress of Married Working Women
Park, Jeong-Yun ; Chang, Young Eun ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 159~172
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.159
This study examined the factors that are related to employed mothers` parenting stress. The study specifically investigated the relative effect sizes of the mother`s personality, child`s temperament and familial factors as the predictors. The subjects were employed mothers with school-aged children living in the Gyeonggi-do area. The findings were as follows. First, the parenting stress of working mothers was relatively high. Second, the mother`s personality predicted parenting stress in a greater magnitude compared to the effect sizes of the child`s temperament, family support, marriage satisfaction, or demographic factors. Among mothers` personality factors, neuroticism had the greatest effect followed by cheerfulness, flexibility, consciousness, openness, and extraversion.
Influence of Mass Media, Peers` Effects and Conformity on the Consumption-oriented Attitude and Conspicuous Consumption of Adolescent Consumers
So, Young-Ha ; Han, You-Jin ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 173~184
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.173
The purpose of this study was to investigate adolescent consumers` consumption trends to identify their tendency for conspicuous consumption. To investigate adolescent consumers` consumption factors and conspicuous propensity for consumption, mass media, peers` effects & conformity were examined. The objects of the study are 503 middle and high school students in Seoul. The data were analyzed through frequency analysis, mean, standard deviation, t-test, Pearson`s correlation, and hierarchical multiple regression analysis by using SPSS Win 12.0. The major results of this study are as follows: Firstly, the factors of gender, grade and allowance suggest a consumption-oriented attitude and conspicuous consumption is revealed to be the highest among female students rather than male students, and high school students rather than middle school ones. Allowance is significantly correlated with consumption-oriented attitude and conspicuous consumption. Secondly, factors that affect the propensity for the consumption-oriented attitude of adolescent consumers are mass media, peer conformity, and effects. Thirdly, the factors affecting the propensity for the conspicuous consumption of adolescent consumers are peers` effects, mass media, and peer conformity. This investigation could contribute to enhancing the understanding of adolescent consumers.
Moderating Effect of Consumer Competency in Regards to the Influence of Interaction Style with Sales Man on Inappropriate Consumer Compliant Behaviors
Lee, Youngae ; Lim, Su-Ji ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 185~200
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.185
The purpose of this study is to examine the moderating effect of consumer competency associated with the influence of interaction styles with sales man on inappropriate consumer compliant behaviors. For the purpose, the survey questionnaire was administered to 1,050 consumers across country by the on-line survey. The research data are analyzed using four statistical methods: factor analysis, reliability analysis, multiple regression, and moderating regression analysis. The results are as follows: First, some demographic variables, for example, male, level of education, marital status, amount of monthly household income had significant effects on inappropriate consumer compliant behaviors such as rudeness of behavior and interference with business. Second, it is significant that two types of interaction with sales man(passive and assertive interaction) have positive effect on rudeness of behaviors, while assertive interaction only has positive effect on inference with business. Third, this research has been shown to be significant, based upon the findings on moderating effects of consumer competency in respect to consumers` level of inappropriate compliant behaviors. In particular, consumer competency has negative moderating effects between interaction styles with sales man and rudeness of behaviors. Practical implications were discussed in terms of effective customer management strategies and policy making related to consumer education.
A Discriminant Analysis of a High Level of School Adjustment and Low Level of School Adjustment in Low-income School-aged Children using Interpersonal-related Variables and Self-related Variables
Kong, In-Sook ; Min, Ha-Young ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 201~210
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.201
The purpose of this study was to investigate the possibility of discriminating a high level of school adjustment in low-income school-aged children using interpersonal-related variables(mother attachment, peer attachment) and self-related variables(ego-resiliency, self-control). The subjects were 335 children in fourth, fifth and sixth grades in 4 elementary schools in Daegu. Mean(SD), t-test, and stepwise discriminant analysis were used for data analysis. Base on the results of the discriminant analysis, the discriminant functions suggested that the best predictor for distinguishing between a high level of school adjustment in low-income school-aged children and a low level of school adjustment was ego-resiliency. Self-control, mother attachment and peer attachment reliably separated the groups. And using ego-resiliency, self-control, mother attachment and peer attachment as predictors, the discriminant analysis correctly classified 92.3% of the participants.
The Expenses of Private Educations and Economic Preparations for Old Age According to Household Income and Consumption Wants for Education in Mothers with School-aged Children
Jang, Yoonok ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 31, issue 5, 2013, Pages 211~231
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2013.31.5.211
The purpose of this study was to analyze the differences in the expenses of private education and the economic preparations for old age according to household income and consumption wants for education in mothers with school-aged children. The data used in this study were collected from 416 mothers with school-aged children aged 8 to 19 years old living in Daegu. The data analysis methods adopted for the study were two-way ANOVA and Scheff
test. The results of this study were as follows: First, there were differences in the private education expenditure according to the household income and the consumption wants for education in mothers with school-aged children. In the group of mothers of low household income, the mothers with high consumption wants for education spent more money on academic education and music, fine arts or physical education than the mother`s with low consumption wants for education. On the other hand, in the group of mothers of high household income, the mothers with low consumption wants for education spent more money on academic education and spent less money on music, fine arts or physical education than the mothers with high consumption wants for education. There were no meaningful differences in the group of mothers of middle household income. Second, there were differences in the perceived burden of private education expenditure according to the household income and the consumption wants for education in mothers with school-aged children. In the group of mothers of middle household income, the mothers with low consumption wants for education perceived there was a higher burden for private education expenditure than the mothers with high consumption wants for education. Third, there were differences in the expenditure preparation for old age and the economic preparation behavior for old age according to the level of household income. The mothers with high household income spent more money on preparation for old age and did well in economic preparation behavior for old age than the mothers with middle and low household income.