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'Big bang' and family values

Kamaruddin, Zaleha (2011) 'Big bang' and family values. The Star Online.

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Abstract

Asian families, including those in Malaysia, are moving towards the Western nuclear family model. However, they are still holding on to certain structural forms and traditional values. THE late 1970s has witnessed what Cheal (1991) called the “Big Bang” in family theory. The term was further discussed by Doherty et.al (1993) where he specifically pointed out that “a wave of internal criticism has swept the family field into a sea of pluralistic and self-questioning world of the late 20th century that has been termed post-modern”. Further elaborations of some works on post-modernism have also identified it as the main culprit for the loss of family values. .....

Item Type: Article (Newspaper)
Additional Information: 297/6238
Uncontrolled Keywords: family values, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > HQ503 The family. Marriage. Home
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws
Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Islamic Law
Depositing User: Mrs. Wan Salwati Wan Salleh
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2011 12:51
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2011 12:51
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/6238

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