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Marriage, Work, and Family Life in Comparative Perspective

Japan, South Korea, and the United States

Marriage, Work, and Family Life in Comparative Perspective( )
Editor: Tsuya, Noriko O.
Bumpass, Larry L.
ISBN:978-0-8248-2775-5
Publication Date:Dec 2003
Publisher:University of Hawaii Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

When we compare Eastern and Western societies, we find similar economic and social forces at work. But the impact of these on family life reflects differences in cultural history and social context. This volume examines family change in Korea, Japan, and the United States, allowing us to contrast the collective emphasis of a Confucian social heritage with the individualism of the West. An impressive group of demographers and family sociologists considers such questions as: How do...
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Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Family & Relationships / General
Social Science / Sociology / Marriage & Family
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.9 x 8.9 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds



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