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JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE FAMILY STUDIES

JCFS was established in 1970 to publish high quality articles based on research in comparative and cross cultural family studies. The journal promotes a better understanding of both intra- and inter-ethnic family interaction that is essential for all multicultural societies. It draws articles from social science researchers around the world and contains valuable material for Sociologists, Anthropologists, Family Counselors and Social Psychologists.

THE JOURNAL PUBLISHES PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES, RESEARCH NOTES AND BOOK REVIEWS.

A SAMPLING OF RECENT ISSUES AND ARTICLES:

Special Issue: Reshaping Families in Northern Europe (2016)

Special Issue: The Family in Transition: A View from South Africa (2016)

Special Issue: Changing Chinese Families (2014)

Demographic Opportunity and the Mate Selection Process in India (Scott J. South, Katherine Trent, Sunita Bose, 2016)

A Qualitative Exploration of African Adolescent Refugees’ Attachment Relationships (Joanna Bettmann, Rachel Wright, Debra Olson-Morrison, Refilwe P. Sinkamba, 2016)

Do Fathers who Took Childbirth Leave Become More Involved in Their Children’s Care? The Case of Spain (José Andrés Fernández Cornejo, Lorenzo Escot, Eva Del-Pozo, Cristina Castellanos-Serrano, 2016)

Family Complexity in Rural South Africa: Examining Dynamism in Children’s Living Arrangement and the Role of Kin (Sangeetha Madhavan, Alyssa Brooks, 2015)

Same-Race and Interracial Asian-White Couples: Relational and Social Contexts and Relationship Outcomes (Jerevie M. Canlas, Richard B. Miller, Dean M. Busby, Jason S. Carroll, 2015)

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