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Volume 33, Issue 6 - Dec 2015
Volume 33, Issue 5 - Oct 2015
Volume 33, Issue 4 - Aug 2015
Volume 33, Issue 3 - Jun 2015
Volume 33, Issue 2 - Apr 2015
Volume 33, Issue 1 - Feb 2015
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A Content Analysis of Financial Education Reflected in the Textbooks of Three Subjects in Middle and High Schools
Lee, Jonghee ; Lee, Yonsuk ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 33, issue 2, 2015, Pages 1~19
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2015.33.2.1
The objective of this study is to analyze the scope and depth of financial education currently delivered through three subjects in middle and high schools in South Korea. In order to systematically achieve the research objective, this study analyzed the textbooks to see how much coverage each topic received based upon the Finance Education Standards developed by the Financial Supervisory Service and the Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation in 2011. In particular, this study used textbooks of three subjects such as Technology Home Economics, Social Studies, and Economics. Finally, this study discussed several implications for financial educators for teenagers and policy makers.
A Study on Family-friendly Education of Corporations and Organizations Supporting Corporations
Kim, Sunghee ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 33, issue 2, 2015, Pages 21~33
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2015.33.2.21
This study was carried out to explore the actual condition of family-friendly education of corporations and organizations supporting them for the purpose of activating the family-friendly certification system. The researches on the family-friendly education of corporations or related organizations have not become an object of attention, although the policies of family-friendly corporations have been the major concern of researchers who have conducted studies on the balancing between work and family. For the first time, this study investigated the family-friendly education programs of corporations and organizations supporting them. In addition to this work, interviews with laborers were performed to learn the actual participation in the education. The results showed that even corporations selected as excellent corporations by the government scarcely provided family-friendly educations and few laborers participated in them. The most educations provided by corporations were for the improvement of work ability or job training. Education for family concentrated only on the role of the father. The focus of educations supporting corporations was biased to the view of corporation or family, not balanced between the two. So it was suggested that researchers should pay attention to developing diverse education programs encompassing the whole stages of life cycle and the balancing between corporation and family.
An Analysis on the Research Method of Elderly Residents` Opinion towards the Physical Environments of the Facilities for the Elderly : Focusing on Foreign Academic Journal Articles since 1990
Lee, Min-Ah ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 33, issue 2, 2015, Pages 35~51
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2015.33.2.35
The purpose of this study was to provide information for research about residents` opinion toward the physical environments of elderly facilities, through the analysis and investigation on the research methodology of foreign academic journal articles from 1990 to 2014. The study results were as follows: Firstly, purposive sampling was a large majority of both facilities and elderly residents. In quantitative studies, many researchers have conducted simple random, cluster, or stratified sampling. Diverse facilities in area, size, location, and etc. should be considered for participation. The qualifications for residents` participation should be considered as well, so that they all could have autonomy for study participation. Secondly, questionnaire and semi-structured guide were likely to be used in independent and resident care facilities. On the other hand in assisted living and long-term care facilities, open questions and visual material were used as well. A compatible scale should be developed so that elderly having variable functional level could participate independently in the study. Thirdly, in data collection process, compliance with research ethics and well trained interviewer`s skill were important for residents` active responses and minimization of response errors. Enough research period of time and mixed study in data collection will decrease the response error.
A Study on the Education Plan for Empowerment of Healthy Family Specialists in the Family Policy Delivery System
Park, Jeongyun ; Jeong, Jeeyoung ; Song, Hyerim ; Cho, Younghee ; Lee, Hyunah ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 33, issue 2, 2015, Pages 53~70
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2015.33.2.53
The number of Healthy Family Support Centers has dramatically increased and the services for healthy families such as family education, family counsel, family culture and family care have increased during the past ten years since the Framework Act on Healthy Families was enacted. This growth is largely credited to Healthy Family Specialists. At a time when the family policy delivery system is changing, it is most urgent to enhance the capability of Healthy Family Specialists. In this study, we aim to investigate the current capability of Healthy Family Specialists and suggest the education plan for their empowerment. We collected data from 151 Healthy Family Support Centers by mail and e-mail in June 2014. There were total of 1,001 subjects for analysis(781 by mail and 220 by e-mail). We analyzed the capabilities of Healthy Family Specialist by service areas according to work-related characteristics and possession of a license. Our findings revealed that the capabilities of Healthy Family Specialist varied depending on the service year and whether or not having a licence. These results suggest that the education program for empowerment will provide a differentiated content according to the service year and whether or not having a license. This study contributes to a better understanding of Healthy Family Specialists` current capability and provides insights on how to enhance their capability in order to change the family policy delivery system.
Typology of Weekend Time Use and Time Use Satisfaction of Married Working Men with a Preschool Child in Korea
Kim, Soyoung ; Chin, Meejung ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 33, issue 2, 2015, Pages 71~88
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2015.33.2.71
The purpose of this study was to look into how married working men with a child younger than six years old spent their weekend time either alone or with their wives on housework, family care, and leisure activities, and to find out whether different types of time use brought about different levels of satisfaction to their use of time on weekends. Factors associated with each type were also explored. We analyzed 857 weekend time diaries of married men with a preschooler and men who worked more than 40 hours a week. This data came from the 2009 Time Use Survey conducted by Statistics Korea. Descriptive statistics and cluster analysis results showed that weekend time distribution to those three activities was classified into four different types, namely, `nonparticipation`, `personal leisure centered`, `couple leisure centered`, and `family centered`. Time use satisfaction for `couple leisure centered` and `family centered` types which involved wife and child was significantly higher than the other two types. Age and traditional gender role attitude were associated with the personal leisure and couple leisure centered types, while work related factors such as work hours, regular day off, employment status, and occupation functioned as determinants of the nonparticipation type. Findings from this study suggest that weekend time spent together with family could be the source of satisfaction, but almost half of the respondents were deprived of their weekend family time due to work schedules on weekends. This study supports the need for organizational and policy efforts to ensure non-working weekends for fathers and husbands.
The Influences of Self-Differentiation and Psychological Discomfort on Antenatal Attachment of Pregnant Couples in Their Third Trimester of Pregnancy
Chae, Jin-Young ; Chung, Hye-Jeong ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 33, issue 2, 2015, Pages 89~101
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2015.33.2.89
This study examined the effects of self-differentiation and psychological discomfort on antenatal attachment of pregnant couples in their third trimester of pregnancy. The subjects were 182 couples in J province who had participated in the first wave of the Korea Attachment Longitudinal Study (KALS). Data were analyzed by means of frequency, percentages, Pearson`s correlations, and stepwise multiple regression models using SPSS 20.0. The findings were as follows. First, the independent t-test showed that the mean scores of pregnant women`s self-differentiation were lower than their spouses in all subscales except emotional cutoff, and higher than in all psychological discomfort subscales. There was no significant difference in antenatal attachment quality between women and men, but the pregnant women significantly spent more time thinking about the fetus than their spouses. Second, the stepwise multiple regression models revealed that pregnant women`s emotional cutoff in self-differentiation influenced the most on both quality and quantity of antenatal attachment. Among subscales of their spouses` self-differentiation, only emotional reactivity had an impact on quality of antenatal attachment, and fusion with others had the most impact on quantity of antenatal attachment. Among the pregnant women`s and their spouses` psychological discomfort subscales, only depression influenced each quality and quantity of antenatal attachment. This is the very first and only study in which the impact of the pregnant couples` self-differentiation on antenatal attachment has been examined.
The Effect of Bilingual Socialization of Mothers from Southeast Asia and Korean Fathers on Adolescents` Attitude toward Mothers` Native Culture and Mother-Adolescent Relationship Satisfaction
Huh, Cheong-Ah ; Chung, Grace H. ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 33, issue 2, 2015, Pages 103~117
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2015.33.2.103
Family environment plays a significant role in adolescent development. Multicultural adolescents in Korea are brought up in a distinctive family environment, where they get to experience two different cultures within their families. Thus, it is important to examine how internal characteristics of the family environment in multicultural families and interactions between family members influence adolescents. The aim of the current study was to examine structural relationships among Southeast Asian mothers` and Korean fathers` bilingual socialization, adolescents` attitude toward mothers` native culture, and mother-adolescent relationship satisfaction. Specifically, the following two questions were addressed in this study: 1) Does bilingual socialization of each parent affect adolescents` attitude toward mothers` native culture? 2) Does children`s attitude toward mothers` native culture affect mother-adolescent relationship satisfaction? To answer these questions, the survey data from the `2012 Nationwide Survey of Multicultural Families` was analysed, using SEM. The sample consisted of 318 multicultural adolescents (aged 9-17) living with Korean fathers and immigrant mothers from Southeast Asia. The main findings were as follows. First, Korean fathers` bilingual socialization had a positive effect on immigrant mothers` bilingual socialization. The path from Korean fathers` bilingual socialization to adolescents` attitude toward mothers` native culture was significantly mediated by immigrant mothers` bilingual socialization. Second, adolescents` attitude toward mothers` native culture had a positive effect on mother-adolescent relationship satisfaction. Results suggest that Korean fathers` bilingual socialization is an important factor for bilingual socialization of multicultural adolescents. It is also worth noting that each parent`s bilingual socialization helps multicultural adolescents to form a positive identity as a member of multicultural families.
The Influence of Parenting Attitudes on Adolescents` School Adjustment : Mediating Effects of Ego Resilience and Care
Noh, Miwha ; Heo, MiJeong ; Choi, Youn Shil ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 33, issue 2, 2015, Pages 119~134
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2015.33.2.119
The purpose of the study is to explore how parenting attitudes, ego resilience, and care affects adolescents` adjustment to school so as to provide a necessary basic guideline needed to seek various intervention methods. To achieve this end, the study referred to the 2014 Annual Report of the Korean Children and Youth Panel Survey. By using both SPSS 19.0 and AMOS 19.0, the study yielded the following results. First, the study showed that parenting attitudes, ego resilience, care, and school adjustment all have a positive correlation. Second, by conducting path analysis in order to verify the mediating effect of ego resilience and care with regards to the relationship between parenting attitudes and school adjustment, the direct influence that parenting attitudes had on school adaptation was shown to be relevant. Third, adolescents` ego resilience and care have a partial mediating effect on the relationship between parenting attitudes and school adaptation. Therefore, together with intervention in actual school settings, assessing various factors that would aid the recovery of adolescents` characters and pursuing a positive reinforcement of character by finding protective factors would enable this study to be used as a basic guideline that would prevent adolescents` maladjustment to school and social deviance as well as aid the growth of their characters.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Improving Parenting Efficacy of Married Immigrant Women
Kim, Hee Jung ; Kim, Jung Min ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 33, issue 2, 2015, Pages 135~148
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2015.33.2.135
The purpose of this study is to develop cognitive behavioral therapy(CBT) to improve the parenting efficacy of married immigrant women, and verify its effectiveness. In the CBT of this study, behavioral technique was added to cognitive reconstruction based on cultural context in order to improve parenting efficacy. The study selected 28 married immigrant women, and randomly divided them into a CBT group(10), a general treatment group(8) and a control group(10). The CBT and the general treatment programs consisted of 10 sessions, approximately 2 hours in duration. The results of the study were as follows. 1) The level of parenting efficacy was improved significantly in the CBT and the general treatment group. 2) The level of negative automatic thoughts and dysfunctional parenting thoughts was significantly decreased only in the CBT group. 3) In the CBT and the general treatment group, the level of parenting stress and acculturative stress was decreased while the level of psychological well-being improved. On the other hand, the level of parent-adolescent communication was improved significantly only in the CBT group. 4) In comparison with the general treatment group, the CBT group showed higher parenting efficacy and lower automatic thoughts and dysfunctional parenting thoughts. This study has significance in its attempt to develop a parent training program to improve the parenting efficacy of married immigrant women by integrating behavioral modification and communication skills training focused on cognitive reconstruction of parenting-related negative thoughts and beliefs in application of the CBT paradigm.
Which Couple Has More Shared Leisure Time? : The Exploration of Shared Leisure Time and Marital Relationship in Korea
Lee, Jiyeon ; Chung, Grace H. ;
Journal of Korean Home Management Association, volume 33, issue 2, 2015, Pages 149~164
DOI : 10.7466/JKHMA.2015.33.2.149
In recent years, leisure time has received increasing attention in Korean society. Despite the growing interest, however, there are very few studies that explored shared leisure time, especially among married couples. In this light, the present study examined variations in shared leisure time by demographic characteristics and associations between shared leisure time and quality of marital relationship. We used the third wave of the national data KLoWF (Korean Longitudinal Survey of Women and Families, 9,997 19-64 years old women). The study sample included 5,965 married women with no prior history of divorce. Results showed that Korean wives reported very little shared leisure time with their husbands. Given that the mean of the shared leisure time reported by employed women was significantly lower than that of the un-employed, we speculated that the time constraint may be one of the major barriers to having leisure time with one`s spouse among Korean married couples. Married women in their 30`s had the most frequent couple leisure time. The younger wives in their 20s had more cultural leisure time with their husbands, but sharing outdoor leisure time was not related to their age. The higher level of education for women was associated with greater shared active leisure time. However, visiting a husband`s family often took place regardless of the wives` education level. After controlling for age, years of education, job status and annual family income, shared active leisure time (i.e., cultural activity and exercise) was positively related to marital satisfaction. Visiting one`s own family, however, was not considered a leisure activity for Korean wives. Rather, frequent family visits were related to lower marital satisfaction. Findings shed light on how leisure life of married women with spouses are intertwined with not only their socioeconomic status and but also marital relationship in culturally unique ways.