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By James J. Ponzetti
This four-volume reference for prime tuition point scholars and above covers present concerns relative to marriage and the family members. up-to-date to incorporate overseas assurance, the entries (in basic, approximately two-to- six pages in size) offer a cross-cultural method of issues corresponding to adolescent parenthood, family members making plans, cohabitation, widowhood, household violence, baby abuse and overlook, codependency, and commuter marriages. additionally incorporated are articles that conceal particular international locations and non secular traditions, exploring the historical past of kinfolk existence inside of those cultures in addition to how households were stricken by social and political switch. Illustrated with a few b&w pictures.
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Confucianism —1000— K O R EA declares the family the fundamental unit of society, responsible for the economic functions of production and consumption, as well as education and socialization, guided by moral and ethical principles (Lee 1990; Park and Cho 1995a). In its teachings, Confucianism has traditionally deified ancestors, institutionalized ancestor worship, and delegated the duties of ritual master to the head of the male lineage, that is, to the father and husband. Confucianism is a familial religion (Lee 1990).
The erosion of the dowry tradition, which would have required men to pay for the acquisition of additional wives, also mitigates the economic implications that arise from polygyny. Conclusion Evidently, family and marriage relations in Kenya are gradually changing in response to the changing social and economic environment. In this regard, indigenously favored family systems are eroding, either through complete abandonment or evolution into more viable forms that are conventional with modern Kenya.
International Encyclopedia of Marriage and Family by James J. Ponzetti