Filipino Family

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treating her husband like a king. Although this is not severely observed in the modern times, it is still evident that the wife is under the husband. The authors added that with the transformation of Korea from an agricultural country into an industrialized country changed the views of the people towards family life. More and more women are using contraceptives thus, contributing to the declining birth rate of the country. The preference of women to have one to three children today has changed the norm of having a stem family.
The thesis made by James M. Raymo, Hyunjoon Park, Yu Xie, and Wei-jun Jean Yeung, Marriage and Family in East Asia: Continuity and Change, aims to describe the recent trends in marriage and fertility in East Asian countries
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Tarroja 's Revisiting the Definition and Concept of Filipino Family: A Psychological Perspective analyzes the concept of Filipino family through a sociological perspective and psychological perspective. The idea of non-traditional families, the implications of different and other types of families as to how it will bring new challenges to Filipino psychologists was also discussed. Through a sociological perspective, Filipino families have high regard of close family ties. It was mentioned that a basic concept of a Filipino family is that parents provide for their children’s basic needs and in the future, the children will take care of their old parents. The author also highlighted that the nuclear family is the most common type of Filipino families that consist of two parents and their child/children. Understanding the concept of a Filipino family through a psychological perspective involves socio-political issues such as global and urban migration, violence, changing role of women, and etc. These issues affect the condition of Filipino families. Different studies from other researchers about how these issues affect Filipino families were tackled as well. The author gave focus to non-traditional families, such as single working mothers, disrupted families, adoptive families, and many more. Tarroja also included different studies from other researchers about the effect of non- traditional families to children and compared them to children that are in traditional families. The implications of these various types of families to Filipino psychologists are; that they should keep watch and follow the trend of these various types of Filipino families and they are highly encouraged to

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