Journal of Family Science
Journal of Family Science (JFS) is a scientific journal providing researched paper on the subject of family ecology, family development, family interaction, and any topics related family studies published two times a year by the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University.
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COGNITIVE FUNCTION, SOCIAL INTERACTION, AND SELF CONCEPT OF ELDERLY WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS

Aziz, Dewi Sukma Nurul ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Krinatuti, Diah ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University )

Journal of Family Sciences Vol 2, No 2 (2017): Journal of Family Sciences
Publisher : Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Bogor Agricultural University

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The final stage of life in the elderly experienced changes of physical, psychological, or social that can effect instability of self concept. The aim of this research was to analyzed the effect of cognitive function, social interaction to self concept of elderly widows and widowers. The location of this research in Timbulharjo village, Sewon sub-district, Bantul district, Yogyakarta who chosen purposively with the consideration of the region which have the most elderly. The sample of this research was the elderly people aged more than 60 years old that have been abandoned by partner of life during grater than or equal to 2 years a go. Sample total of this research were 30 elderly widows and 30 elderly widowers. This research showed that there were not difference of cognitive function and social interaction between of elderly widows and elderly widowers, however there was difference of self concept between of elderly widows and widowers. In addition, ages and education have correlation with cognitive function, and social interaction have correlation with self concept. Meanwhile, marital status have negative influence and social interaction have positive influence to self concept so that widows status can decrease self concept of elderly, and better social interaction than better of self concept of elderly.

Communication Elderly-Children and Elderly-Children in Law, Social Support and Successful Aging in Elderly Men and Women

Nursolehah, Endang ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Krisnatuti, Diah ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University )

Journal of Family Sciences Vol 2, No 2 (2017): Journal of Family Sciences
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The success of elderly life is characterized by the comforting conditions of loving care and attention from family and relatives, health and happy. This study aimed of this research are to determined the different, correlation and effect of communication with children and children in law and social support to success of life on elderly men and women. This research sample are choosen purposively as many as 60 young elderly aged 60-69 years old which is divided into 30 elderly men and 30 elderly women who still have a partner, children and children in law. The largest proportion of elderly on variabel communication elderly-children, communication elderly-children in law, social support and successful in elderly is in the medium category. Communication elderly-children and communication elderly-children in law has a significant positive correlation with social support. Social support is related and has a significant positive effect on the success of elderly life ,it mean that the higher social support will increase the success of elderly life

THE INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL SUPPORT AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT TOWARD FAMILY WELL-BEING IN EARLY MARRIAGE

Yulfa, Rahmi ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Herawati, Tin ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University )

Journal of Family Sciences Vol 2, No 2 (2017): Journal of Family Sciences
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Aim of this study is to examine the influence of social support and financial management toward family well-being in early marriage. Research was located in Cibeber II village and Karehkel village, Leuwiliang sub-district, Bogor district, West Java. Samples of this study are 60 women from an early marriage family (under 20 years old) whose children are under five years old, and willingly participate in this study. Samples were chosen purposively. Social support were positively significant correlation with financial management, objective well-being and subjective well-being. The factors that affect objective family well-being are per capita income and financial management. On the subjective family well-being, the factor of affect is per capita income and emotional social support

The Influence of Marital Adjustment and Family Function toward Family Strength in Early Marriage

Ningsih, Dita Septia ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Herawati, Tin ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University )

Journal of Family Sciences Vol 2, No 2 (2017): Journal of Family Sciences
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Aim of this study is to examine the influence of marital adjustment and family function toward family strength in early marriage. Research was located in Cibeber II village and Karehkel village, Leuwiliang sub-district, Bogor district, West Java. Samples of this study are 60 mothers from an early marriage family (under 20 years old) whose children are under five years old, and willingly participate in this study. Samples were chosen purposively. There is of correlation showed that age of husbands and age of husbands when married were negative significant correlation with family strength. Income per capita, marital adjustment, and family function were positive significant with family strength. The factors that affect family strength are income per capita, marital adjustment, and family function

The Relationship between Domestic Violence, Social Support, and Self Esteem Women Victims

Sumiarti, Atin ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Puspitawati, Herien ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University )

Journal of Family Sciences Vol 2, No 2 (2017): Journal of Family Sciences
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Domestic violence is action commit by a person to harm a family member. This study aimed to analyze the relationship between domestic violence, social support with self esteem of women as a victims. The sampel were 31 women victims of domestic violence in Bogor, West Java. Sampels were selected by purposive sampling, considering that the sampel had experienced domestic violence by her husband. The result showed that there was a negative correlation between age sampel with domestic violence. In addition, the results found showed a significant positive relationship between the length of education with social support and there is also a significant positive relationship between domestic violence with self esteem of this wife

Stressor, Social Support, Coping Strategy, Stress, and Life Satisfaction of Married Woman Student

Zuhara, Indrawati ( Study Program of Family and Child Development Sciences, Postgraduate School, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Muflikhati, Istiqlaliyah ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Krisnatuti, Diah ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University )

Journal of Family Sciences Vol 2, No 1 (2017): Journal of Family Sciences
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Stress can hinder academic success, especially for married women student because stress can decreased energy and motivation to do college activities and household tasks, therefore it is important for the students to avoid stress in order to have a good achievement at academic. This research aims to analyze the influence of individual characteristics, family characteristics, stressors, social support, coping strategies, and stress towards the married women students life satisfaction. The object of this research are post graduate women students of Bogor Agriculture University. Data collection is done using self-report method to 100 women married students. The collected data were analyzed using multiple linear regression test and corellation test. The most stressor came from itself,  instrumental support was the most accepted among social support, most applied strategy in coping is the problem-focused strategy, the highest life satisfaction was life full of meaning and responsibility. Life satisfaction of married women students was influenced significantly positive by coping strategies and significantly negatif by stress.

Mother’s Parenting Style, Sibling Relationship, and Learning Motivation of Youngest Child Adolescent

Wahyuningsih, Ika Sri ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Krisnatuti, Diah ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University )

Journal of Family Sciences Vol 2, No 1 (2017): Journal of Family Sciences
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Learning motivation is the the driving force in adolescent to study diligently for reaching the good learning outcomes. This research aimed to analyze the influence of mother’s parenting style and sibling relationship to learning motivation of youngest child adolescent. This research was conducted in SMPN X Dramaga Bogor to sample as many as 60 youngest child adolescent (30 boys and 30 girls) aged 13-15 years. Authoritative mothers parenting style, warmth, and learning motivation on youngest child adolescent girls better than youngest child adolescent boys. Mother age and birth spacing were negatively correlations with learning motivation of youngest child adolescent while, authoritarian mother’s parenting style, authoritative mother’s parenting style, warmth and relative power were positively correlations with learning motivation of youngest child adolescent. Learning motivation influenced by mother age, authoritative mother’s parenting style, relative power, and conflict.

Family Conflict and Harmony of Farmers Family

Sari, Dwi Puspita ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Puspitawati, Herien ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University )

Journal of Family Sciences Vol 2, No 1 (2017): Journal of Family Sciences
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Conflict in the family is one of the caused of family disharmony. The family harmony can be maintained if family functions were implemented in balanced condition. The purposes of the study were identified family conflict of farmer families and family harmony, to identified conflict family and family harmony’s typologies and to analyzed the correlation between characteristics of family and conflict potential with family harmony. The population in this research wasfarmer families in the Sub-district Cipendawa, District Pacet, Cianjur, West Java, with samples as many as 35 familes. Sampling was selected by census then simple random sampling. The results showed that conflicton farmer families was in low level and family harmony was in high level. The typology of family conflict and family harmony was categorized as Type 3 and Type 4. The results also showed that the older mother, tend to lower the conflict within family. However, there was no significant correlation between family conflict with family harmony.

Woman Economic Contribution, Livelihood Strategies, and Family Well-being of Farmer Families in Cimanuk Watershed

Muzakiyah, Fatimatul ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Hartoyo, Hartoyo ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural Universit )

Journal of Family Sciences Vol 2, No 1 (2017): Journal of Family Sciences
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The objective of this study were to analyze woman economic contribution, livelihood strategies, and well-being of farmer families in Cimanuk Watershed. This study used a cross-sectional study design. This research involved 65 samples farmer families. This study was conducted in Garut and Indramayu District. The results showed that most of woman economic contribution belong to low category. Livelihood diversification is a strategy that most farmer families do in the Cimanuk Watershed on the dry season, rainy season, disaster season, and highly economic pressure season. The family well-being of families belong to moderate category, and ecomonic well-being aspect occupied in lowly level than physic aspect, psychology aspect, and social aspect. The result showed that the well being of farmer families affected by woman economic contribution. The result also showed that livelihood strategies not affected to family well being. Many or less of livelihood strategies not affected to family well being.

Potential Fire Hazard, Vulnerability and Family Wellbeing of Jatinegara Public House’s Residents

Murdiani, Septriana ( Study Program of Family and Child Development Sciences, Postgraduate School, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Sunarti, Euis ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University ) , Herawati, Tin ( Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University )

Journal of Family Sciences Vol 2, No 1 (2017): Journal of Family Sciences
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Public houses usually are a high density residential which leads to fire hazard, poor emergency services, as well as the highly increased of family vulnerability. This study aims to analyze the potential fire hazard, vulnerability, and subjective wellbeing of families living in the Jatinegara public house. The design of this study was cross sectional involving 157 families whom selected by stratified random sampling. The study found that age of wife and attitude towards the hazard of fire had a positive relationship to subjective wellbeing of the family. Social dimension and economic dimensions of vulnerability had a negative relationship with subjective wellbeing. Results of regression analysis found that age of wife and familiy’s attitudes toward the fire hazard had a positive effect on subjective wellbeing of the family, while the age of husband, income per capita, social vulnerability, and vulnerability of economic had a negative effect on subjective wellbeing of the family.