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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.

Dr. George Kurian, University of Calgary, Managing Editor

Dr. Don Swenson, Mount Royal University, Editor 

A SAMPLING OF RECENT ISSUES AND ARTICLES:

Special Issue: Families in Africa: Some Cases (2015)

Special Issue: The Transformation of Family Relationships in Italy (2014)

Special Issue: Changing Chinese Families (2014)

Special Issue: Family and Migration (2013)

Special Issue: The Nexus of Aging (2013)

Simister, John.  Is Men’s Share of Housework Reduced by “Gender Deviance Neutralization?” Evidence From Seven Countries (2013).

 Mentz, Margaret  “By Tenderness and Flattery:” Construction and Reconstruction of ‘Cultural Difference’ in Research on Intermarriage (2013).     

Guttman, Joseph Yossi & Yanir, Irit. Emerging Adulthood in Israeli Families: Individual-Social Tasks and Emotional-Relational Challenges. (2011).

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