By James J. Ponzetti
This four-volume reference for prime university point scholars and above covers present matters relative to marriage and the family members. up-to-date to incorporate foreign insurance, the entries (in common, approximately two-to- six pages in size) offer a cross-cultural method of subject matters similar to adolescent parenthood, relatives making plans, cohabitation, widowhood, household violence, baby abuse and overlook, codependency, and commuter marriages. additionally incorporated are articles that hide particular international locations and non secular traditions, exploring the background of relatives existence inside of those cultures in addition to how households were laid low with social and political switch. Illustrated with a few b&w pictures.
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The most important function of family members is to maintain and preserve the household within the traditional Confucian system (Lee 1960). Society became organized around two principles: that males shall dominate females and that elders shall dominate the young (Kim 1993). Growing old in Korea had advantages for both women and men, for age was respected. According to this perspective, women were often self-assertive and highly valued, as the family finance managers, decisionmakers in family matters, and educators of children (Brandt 1971; Osgood 1951).
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A common case of this family type is when a man dies and his brother inherits his wife or wives, thereby making his dead brother’s family part of his own. Although still widely practiced in some communities in Kenya, wife inheritance is slowly disappearing following massive government, community, health, and nongovernmental organizations’ campaigns to end the practice in a bid to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS. (3) Nuclear families and consaguines, which consist of parents, children, and grandchildren (Kilbride and Kilbride 1990).
International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family by James J. Ponzetti