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By James J. Ponzetti

This four-volume reference for top tuition point scholars and above covers present matters relative to marriage and the relations. up to date to incorporate overseas insurance, the entries (in normal, approximately two-to- six pages in size) supply a cross-cultural method of themes akin to adolescent parenthood, kin making plans, cohabitation, widowhood, household violence, baby abuse and overlook, codependency, and commuter marriages. additionally integrated are articles that conceal particular international locations and non secular traditions, exploring the historical past of kin lifestyles inside those cultures in addition to how households were stricken by social and political swap. Illustrated with a few b&w images.

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From the end of World War II until the 1960s, Korea experienced great social and economic difficulties such as the Korean war. After the 1960s, Korea began to industrialize rapidly, while also becoming more urban, and since then the Korean economy has grown faster than at any other time in its history. The standard of living has improved significantly: Per capita income rose from $87 in 1962 to $11,380 in 1996, although it dropped to $9,628 in 2000 after the financial crisis of 1997. Few countries have changed economically as rapidly as has Korea.

Swept into the country on the tides of westernization, industrialization, and economic development, Protestantism has taken root and expanded its reach (Park and Cho 1995a; Yoon 1964). All of these societal forces have transformed the traditional value system and demographic characteristics of Korean families. Population and household composition. The industrialization of the 1960s accelerated the regional relocation of the population.

R OB B I E R OSS MAN University of Denver Interparental Violence—Effects on Children S HARON S CALE S R OSTOS KY University of Kentucky Gay Parents Gender Lesbian Parents M ARY K. R OTH BART University of Oregon Temperament D E BORALE R IC HARDSON -B OU I E F RE D R OTH BAUM Messiah College Ethnic Variation/Ethnicity Tufts University Attachment: Parent-Child Relationships S HARON C. R I SC H D. T. R OWLAN D University of Tennessee Peer Influence The Australian National University Childlessness B ARBARA J.

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