Journal of Family Sciences

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EISSN : 2460-2329
Published by: Journal of Consumer Sciences (10.29244)
Total articles ≅ 49

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Siska Ayu Tiara Dewi, Siti Editha Raisa, Sri Rezki Utami, Megawati Simanjuntak, Yulina Eva Riany
Journal of Family Sciences pp 1-16;

Working for women is part of self-actualization and to fulfil family needs. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the duties and responsibilities of working mothers have increased with the implementation of the school-from-home policy. Mothers also play a role as a teacher and assist in the child's learning process at home. The purpose of this study was to get an overview of the experiences of working mothers who have school-age children during the COVID-19 pandemic regarding the conditions experienced, the problems and challenges, and the strategies carried out in carrying out their duties and responsibilities. The study was a qualitative investigation using semi-structured interviews methods with three participants from Depok, Lampung, and Bangka Belitung. The interview process was carried out using the Zoom and Google-Meet online applications. The results showed that all participants acknowledged that there had been changes in work activities and daily routines during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially being a teacher for children at home. In the early of the COVID-19 pandemic, working mothers provide their own wisdom that there is more time with children and family. Although in general, they experience stress due to the demands of work, household, and assisting children to school from home.
Syarifa Nadhrah Mustamin, Sylvianti Angraini, Syifa Salsabila, Megawati Simanjuntak, Yulina Eva Riany
Journal of Family Sciences pp 52-67;

Family social support is a very valuable and significant social support in helping the process of recovering the health of a Covid-19 patient. This study aims to describe the perception of social support received by Covid-19 survivors who migrate. This study uses a qualitative approach with a phenomenological design. Participants involved in this study consisted of three participants who live in Indonesia, survivors of Covid-19, living far from family, and a minimum education level of high school. Samples were taken purposively, and the study was conducted in March 2021. This study found that two out of three participants hid the fact that they were positive for Covid-19 from their families. Therefore, the main source of social support for survivors who migrated came from their friends around them. Survivors receive various forms of social support during treatment, including instrumental support, emotional support, reward support, and social network support. This study concludes that each participant has felt sufficient social support even though they are far from their families.
Annisa Ikhwanus, Ammi Salamah, Ananda Khairana, Megawati Simanjuntak, Yulina Eva Riany
Journal of Family Sciences pp 37-51;

This study aims to see how mother-daughter interactions during the COVID-19 pandemic are based on the mother's perspective. The research design used a qualitative research design. Examples in this study are two mothers with children of primary school age and one mother with children of junior high school age. The research was conducted from 5 to 11 March 2021 in three places, namely Jakarta, Banten, and Bandung. The research method is a case study. The results showed that the interaction between mother and child involves two main concepts of acceptance and conflict. They listen with pride, express, take special time, say good things, praise, understand, and friendship between mother and child. Conflict resolution is designated in the category that can resolve conflicts and trigger conflicts. Categories that can resolve conflict include active listening, appreciation, rules, discipline, trust, and time together. In comparison, conflict triggers include conflict, openness, criticism, and position. Covid-19 causes children to experience dependence on maternal violence, stress on children, and indications of verbal abuse from mothers, to mothers who experience stress when accompanying children to learn to be brave.
Gita Fahmi Lestari, Indah Sukmawati, Nurdewi Azizah Safitri, Megawati Simanjuntak, Yulina Eva Riany
Journal of Family Sciences pp 17-36;

Premarital sexual behavior among teenagers is getting higher. The low level of moral education and failure in the division of roles, functions, and duties in the family triggers adolescents to behave freely and even violate religious and social norms. This research was conducted to look at the description of moral development and the factors that cause adolescents to have premarital sex. This study uses a qualitative method with a phenomenological research design with a purposive sampling technique. The research was conducted in Bogor Regency. Respondents in this study were teenage girls and boys and their biological mothers, totaling four people. This study indicates that all participants feel that the moral education they have received so far is not understood and even applied in everyday life. Teenagers have understood premarital sex behavior but have a different interpretation of it. This is due to several factors that cause teenagers to have premarital sex, such as lack of attention from parents, failure of family functions, lack of moral and character education, and environmental influences.
Emy Rosiana, Ayu Arba Zaman, Fitri Lutfiani, Megawati Simanjuntak, Yulina Eva Riany
Journal of Family Sciences pp 68-82;

Marriage is a sacred moment because it is considered a symbol of the transformation of parent’s responsibility to the husband who is the head of the household. Marriage adjustment during the pandemic and the division of roles of gender in family life must be well intertwined in order to create a sense of satisfaction in marriage, especially for married couples during the pandemic. The study aims to analysis the marriage satisfaction of married couples during the pandemic. The study is a qualitative study using an impressive type of case study. sampling technique with the wife of the couple who conducted a wedding during the pandemic as the subject. The data retrieval technique involves semi-structured interviews using the interview guidelines and analysis through the three-grooved technique of data reduction, data presentation, deduction/verification. Research has shown that marriage satisfaction of married couples during the pandemic is affected by internal factors such as family relationships, social and external environments, free time between couples, preparations for childbirth, and parenting. The relationship between the spouse and the family of both spouses works well, which promotes satisfaction in the marriage.
Avia Maulidina, Herien Puspitawati
Journal of Family Sciences, Volume 6, pp 124-139;

Generation Z has faced various transformations in life due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This study analyzes family traditions, parent-child ties, and happiness in Generation Z during the Covid-19 pandemic based on gender. This study used a quantitative approach with a non-probability voluntary sampling method involving 42 men and 130 women of generation Z who are college students and domiciled in the Special Region of Yogyakarta. Data were analyzed using descriptive analysis, independent t-test, and PLS-SEM. The results showed that family traditions varied in the category; meanwhile, parent child-ties and happiness were moderate. There were no significant gender differences in family traditions and parent-child ties, but women reported significantly lower happiness than men during the pandemic. This is in line with the results of the PLS-SEM model, which showed that gender had a negative effect on the happiness of generation Z. PLS-SEM model showed that family traditions and parent-child ties had significant positive effects on happiness. These findings imply that in the middle of Covid-19 pandemic social restrictions, families must strengthen family traditions and optimize parent-child ties so that the happiness of generation Z can be maintained, both for men and women.
Euis Sunarti, Marwiah, Siti Badaria, Intan Islamia
Journal of Family Sciences, Volume 6, pp 96-110;

This research aimed to analyze stress management (stressors, coping strategies, and stress symptoms) and family resilience (process and output) of garut flash flood victim families at 1 and 4 months post-disaster. This cross-sectional study involved 120 families (each 60 from the temporary shelter (FTS) and nontemporary shelter (FNTS)) who were chosen by stratified non-proportional random sampling. The results showed that FNTS faced higher stressors and did higher coping strategies than FTS, either at 1 or 4 months post-disaster. Stress symptoms were also higher among FNTS at 1-month post-disaster, while the output of family resilience was higher in FTS at 4 months post-disaster. Stressors significantly influenced stress symptoms at 1-month post-disaster, coping strategies and the process of family resilience. In contrast, stressors influenced stress symptoms at 4 months post-disaster, coping strategies and stress symptoms 1-month post-disaster. The process of family resilience influenced the output of family resilience at 1-month post-disaster. In contrast, the output of family resilience at 4 month post-disaster was influenced by residence, family income per capita, stressors and the process of family resilience. This study reinforces the importance of family resilience in disaster-prone areas.
Indah Sukmawati, Herien Puspitawati
Journal of Family Sciences, Volume 6, pp 140-154;

The existence of Covid-19 has changed the socio-economic life of the community. This study aims to analyze the effect of family characteristics, economic pressure, and gender roles on family resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic. Respondents in this study were wives from intact families with children scattered in Bogor Regency. The design of this research is a cross-sectional study with a sampling technique using purposive sampling method with a total sample of 84 families conducted in March 2021. The data processing uses descriptive tests, correlation test, and multiple linear regression tests. The results of the study found that most of the family's economic pressure and gender roles were in the low category. However, most of the family resilience is in the high category. The results of multiple linear regression analysis show that there is a significant negative effect of economic pressure on family resilience. There is a significant positive effect of gender roles on husband's income.
Annas Dwi Setyarini, Yunita Hardian Putri, Fatma Putri Sekaring Tyas, Alfiasari
Journal of Family Sciences, Volume 6, pp 80-95;

Parental involvement in education is essential, especially for children with special needs and the existence of inclusive schools supports children's education fairly so that inclusive education services need to prioritize services to achieve parental satisfaction. The purpose of this study was to analyze parental satisfaction with inclusive education services and their relationship to parental involvement. This research was conducted in one of the inclusive schools in East Jakarta. Samples in this study are mothers and fathers from intact families with children with special needs who attend inclusive schools with purposive sampling technique with as many as 30 married couples. The results show a significant positive relationship between the variables of mother's satisfaction with father's satisfaction and father's engagement with father's satisfaction. Moreover, mother’s engagement was significantly related to mother’s education, while mother’s satisfaction positively correlated with mother’s age. A significant negative relationship was found between mother's satisfaction and father's education; father's engagement with child's age and length of getting inclusive services. The effect test found that the father's satisfaction was significantly affected by father's involvement and mother's satisfaction, while mother’s satisfaction was significantly affected by mother’s age and father's satisfaction. Inclusive schools need to provide optimal services and involve parents in schools to feel satisfied.
Diyah Fitriasti Khairunnisa, Nurul Hidayah, Yuzarion
Journal of Family Sciences, Volume 6, pp 111-123;

Learning should provide a pleasant atmosphere for students to fulfill their curiosity. A comfortable atmosphere will bring up student welfare (school well-being). This study aims to determine the influence of academic stress and adversity intelligence on school well-being in Muhammadiyah Al Mujahidin Junior High School students while studying from home during the Covid-19 pandemic. The method researchers use in data collection is a quantitative approach and data collection with a scale or questionnaire and is carried out in June–October 2021. Respondents in this study are junior high school students aged 12-15 years. The number of respondents in this study was 253 students at SMP Muhammadiyah Al Mujahidin. Data collection in this study was conducted using Google Form. The sampling technique used in this research is cluster random sampling. The instrument used is the academic stress scale, adversity intelligence scale, and scale of school well-being. The data analysis technique used is multiple linear regression analysis. Results of addressing a major hypothesis there is a highly significant association of academic stress and adversity intelligence to the well-being of school students of SMP Muhammadiyah AlMujahideen while studying from home to the pandemic covid 19.
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