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Class Schedule Listing - 2019 Fall (May 22, 2019)

 

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Intercultural Marriage - 40481 - PSY 3620 - 802
Topical Section Description: This is an introduction to the major social and psychological aspects of Japanese-Western intercultural marriage. A brief historical introduction covers relevant aspects of general Japanese-Western interaction in history, as well as present-day Japanese attitudes towards Westerners (and vice versa). Different phases of reciprocal adjustment will be discussed, as well as the salient social and psychological reasons for potential conflicts in an intercultural marriage. Major factors are: differences in customs and values, male and female role expectations, living conditions, the role of the in-laws, medical matters, language, religion, politics, communication problems, need for friends, finances, social class. When raising their children, interculturally married parents may be challenged by differing attitudes towards being a father and a mother, education; and the children's feeling that they are "different" from other children. Despite many problems, intercultural marriage can be a tremendous positive challenge, which offers many chances for greater personal growth and deeper human and cultural understanding.

Associated Term: 2019 Fall
Registration Dates: Apr 03, 2019 to Sep 06, 2019
Registration Levels: Graduate, NonDegree Continuing Undergrad, Undergraduate

Japan Campus
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Classroom Instructional Method
Credit Hours: 3.000

Seats Available: 15


Scheduled Meeting Times
Type Time Days Where Date Range Schedule Type Instructors
Class 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm TR Temple Japan Main Building 00310 Sep 02, 2019 - Dec 11, 2019 Base Lecture Helmut Morsbach (P)E-mail



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