Family Focus on Global Families
In this Family Focus section of NCFR Report, NCFR members examine trends in families around the world, and provide insights into international education.
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- The Accordion Family — by Katherine Newman, Ph.D., James B. Knapp Dean of the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University
- Global Families in Europe — by Giovanna Gianesini, Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Center for Family Studies (CIRF), University of Padova, Italy; marriage and family counselor, Ethica Counseling Center; ESFR Newsletter co-editor
- Serendipitous Scholarship and the Discovery of Palestinians — by Brian K. Barber, Ph.D., Director, Center for the Study of Youth and Political Conflict, University of Tennessee
- Stepfamily Relationships, Custody, and Children's Well-Being in Europe — by Sarah Botterman, research fellow, Family and Population Studies, Centre for Leuven, Belgium
- Thoughts on Learning Abroad — by Catherine Solheim, Ph.D., associate professor, University of Minnesota, Department of Family Social Science
- Impact of Parents' Migration on Moldavian Youths' Perception of Family — by Valentina Bodrug-Lungu, Ph.D., associate professor, Moldovan State University, and Erin Kostina-Ritchey, M.A., M.Ed., CFLE, Texas Tech University
- China's One-Child Policy: Impressions of a Fulbrighter — by Karen Seccombe, MSW, Ph.D., School of Community Health, Portland State University
- A Nation Without Children: A Discussion of Fertility Decline in Japan — by Shawn L. Christiansen, associate professor, Family Life and Human Development, Southern Utah University
- Intergenerational Relationships in Transnational Eastern European Families — by Olena Nesteruk, Ph.D., associate professor, Family and Child Studies, Montclair State University
- The New Dimensions of South Korean Families: Changes and Diversity — by Miai Sung, associate professor, Department of Home Economics, Korea National Open University, and Soyoung Lee, assistant professor, Department of Family and Child Studies, Montclair State University
- How International Work Enriched My Personal and Professional Lives and Increased My Understanding of Global Families — by Stephan M. Wilson, Dean, College of Human Sciences and Regents Professor of Human Development and Family Science, Oklahoma State University
- Launching the First-Ever International Graduate Program in Family Studies Jointly Administered by Multiple Universities Around the World — by Yan Ruth Xia, Rich Bischoff, John DeFrain, Marjorie Kostelnik, and Cody Hollist, on behalf of the working team of the Global Consortium for International Family Studies
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