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Title The changing family in comparative perspective : Asia and the United States / edited by Karen Oppenheim Mason, Noriko O. Tsuya, and Minja Kim Choe.

Published Honolulu : East-West Center : Published in cooperation with University Research Center, Nihon University, Tokyo : Distributed by University of Hawaii Press, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.85 CHAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes "The essays in this volume were first presented at Nihon University's Seventeenth International Symposium, Life and the Earth in the Twenty-First Century, held at Nihon University in Tokyo in March 1996"--Pref.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface / Lee-Jay Cho. 1. Introduction / Karen Oppenheim Mason, Noriko O. Tsuya and Minja Kim Choe -- Pt. I. Family Formation. 2. Family Formation in Japan, South Korea, and the United States: An Overview / Shunichi Inoue. 3. Changing Marriage Patterns in South Korea / Minja Kim Choe. 4. The Changing Significance of Marriage in the United States / Larry L. Bumpass -- Pt. II. Internal Organization of the Conjugal Family.
Summary Uses new surveys and censuses to compare Asian and American patterns of family life.
Other author Mason, Karen Oppenheim.
Tsuya, Noriko O., 1954-
Choe, Minja Kim, 1941-
East-West Center.
Nihon Daigaku. Sōgō Kagaku Kenkyūjo.
Subject Families -- Asia.
Families -- United States.
ISBN 0866381872 $40.00