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Proposing Missions and Alternatives for Integrity and Practicality of Human Ecology (생활과학의 통합성과 실천성 - 과제와 대안)

  • Lee, Ki-Young;Kim, Yoo-Kyung;Song, Hye-Rim
    • Korean Family Resource Management Association
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    • v.14 no.2
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    • pp.21-33
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    • 2010
  • This study was designed to establish the standing of Human Ecology by discussing the integrity and practicality of Human Ecology and viewing it from various angles. We dealt with objects of study, viewpoints, and the adoption of research results in discussing the integrity of Human Ecology. We also discussed the practicality of Human Ecology focusing on family welfare, health and policy. This study revealed that integrity and practicality were closely connected and played important roles in the identification of Human Ecology.

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A Study of the Relationship between Clothing Behaviors and General Values of Che-ju College Women. (제주도 여대생의 의복행동과 가치관과의 상관연구)

  • Chung Sahm Ho
    • Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles
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    • v.2 no.2
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    • pp.261-267
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    • 1978
  • The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between clothing behaviors and general values of Che-ju college women. General values were measured by The Allport-Vernon-Lindzey Study of Value, which determines the relative prominence of six basic values. General clothing behaviors were assessed by statements dealing with interests in status symbol, fashion and practicality of clothing. Measures of attitudes toward blue jeans consists of: attitudes regarding practicality and youth symbol. In addition the possession, and frequency of wearing blue jeans were assessed. The sample consisted of 284 students in Che-ju college women, Korea. The data, collected by means of a self-administered questionnaire, were analyzed by correlations and t-tests. The results indicate that: 1) Economic value was positively related to the status symbol of clothing. 2) No correlation was found between political value and the fashion of clothing. 3) Social value was positively related to the practicality of clothing, however, no correlation was found between social value and attitudes regarding practicality of blue jeans. 4) Practicality attitudes toward blue jeans was positively related to the practicality of clothing, whereas youth symbol attitudes toward blue jeans was positively related to the fashion and the status symbol of clothing. 5) The groupth which had blue jeans had higher interest of fashion in clothing than the groupth which had no blue jeans.

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A Study on the Baby's Wear Purchase Behavior according to the Shopping Orientation of Missy Women (신세대 주부의 쇼핑성향에 따른 유아복 구매행동에 관한 연구)

  • Ha, Jong-Kyung
    • Korean Journal of Human Ecology
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    • v.14 no.5
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    • pp.805-812
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    • 2005
  • The purpose of this study is to analyze the shopping orientation and purchase behavior of missy women who are the main consumers of baby's wear and to identify the differences between decision criteria for baby's wear purchase and purchase behavior by their types of shopping orientation. The results of this study are as followings: 1. The analysis of shopping orientation shows that there are five factors; pleasure-oriented, practicality-oriented, impulse-oriented, store-devoted, and individual-oriented shopping. The group analysis shows that there are five groups; store-devoted shopping group, individual-oriented shopping group, impulse-oriented shopping group, practicality-oriented shopping group and pleasure-oriented shopping group. 2. The analysis of the differences in decision criteria for baby's wear purchase by the types of shopping orientation demonstrates that there are significance differences in all variables except price and design variables. The results show that store-devoted shopping group puts an emphasis on the quality and practicality. Individual-oriented shopping group emphasizes practicality. Impulse-oriented shopping group considers brand image and fashionableness. Practicality-oriented shopping group focuses on practicality. And pleasure-oriented shopping group regards brand image and fashionableness. 3. In order to find out the purchase behavior by the types of shopping orientation, several variables, such as favored images by the types, information resources, store selection behavior, purchase expanses, purchase frequency, and the ratio of purchasing imported baby's wear, are analyzed. The results show no significant differences among them.

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A Study on Housing Life-Style and Decision Making for Purchasing House (주생활양식이 주택구매 의사결정에 미치는 영향분석)

  • 심미영
    • Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association
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    • v.34 no.2
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    • pp.341-353
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    • 1996
  • The purpose of this research is to investigate the influence of demographic and housing life-style variables on evaluation or choice criteria to the decision making for purchasing house. The results of this research were as follows ; 1) In analysis on housing life-style according to demographic variables, it showed that the age group had significant difference in decoration pursuits ; the educational group had significant difference in self-expression ; the income group had significant difference in self-expression and interior function. 2) In analysis on evaluation or choice criteria of decision making for purchasing house according to demographic variables, it showed that : the age group had significant difference in surrounding environment ; the educational group had significant difference in interior environment, interior or exterior facilty, apartment management, economics and surrounding environment ; the income group had significant difference in avail of approach, convenience facilities, apartment management, economics and surrounding environment. 3) In analysis the influence of demographic and housing life-style variables on evaluation or choice criteria to decision making for purchasing house, it was effected on educational level, decoration pursuit, practicality and ostentation in interior environment ; decoration pursuit, self-expression, interior function and practicality in interior or exterior facility ; decoration pursuit, practicality and ostentation in avail ability of approach and convenience facilities ; self-expression, practicality and ostentation in apartment management and economics ; age level, income level, decoration pursuit, self-expression, practicality and ostentation in surrounding environment.

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A Study on the Difference of Wetsuits Selection Criteria, Demographic Characteristics, Purchasing Behavior according to Lifestyle Factors (라이프 스타일 요인에 따른 웨트슈트(wetsuits) 선택속성, 인구통계적 특성, 구매행동 차이에 관한 연구)

  • Kim, Ji U;Kim, Young Sam
    • Fashion & Textile Research Journal
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    • v.21 no.1
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    • pp.46-58
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    • 2019
  • This study analyzes the effects of lifestyle on wetsuits purchasing behavior and identifies various characteristics among lifestyle groups. A questionnaire survey of 213 domestic consumers with water sport activity and wetsuits experience indicated the following results: 1) Lifestyle factors were analyzed as 6 factors: social relation ships, development orientation, trend & appearance, domestic, positive acknowledgement of hobbies, pursuit of practicality. And the wetsuits selection criteria was 4 factors: wearing fitness, product information, design, reputation. 2) Social relationships, development orientation, positive acknowledgement of hobbies and pursuit of practicality factors had a positive effect fitness. Trend & appearance, development orientation, and pursuit of practicality factors had a positive effect on product information factors ; in addition, development orientation, and trend & appearance, a positive acknowledgement of hobbies factors had a positive effect design factors. Social relationships, trend & appearance, and pursuit of practicality factors had a positive effect on reputation factors. However, trend & appearance factors negatively affected the wearing fitness factors and the positive acknowledgement of hobbies factors had negative effect on product information, reputation factors. 3) The three groups of lifestyle factors showed differences in monthly average purchasing of clothes, average annual purchasing expenditures for water sports related products, number of water sport activity days and frequency, product selection criteria.

The Buying Selection Criteria and Wearing Satisfaction Related with Socks (양말 구매 시 선택기준과 착용 만족도)

  • Park, Younghee
    • Journal of Fashion Business
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    • v.21 no.2
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    • pp.91-104
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    • 2017
  • This study analyzed the difference of selection criteria when buying socks and wearing satisfaction related to socks according to demographic characteristics and fashion interest degree for the adults in their from 20s to 40s. Factor analysis, t-test, ANOVA, and Duncan multiple range test were used for data analysis. The result of factor analysis for selection criteria when buying socks showed that the drawn factors were design and coordination, hygiene and wearing comfort and practicality. The difference analysis results about selection criteria when buying socks showed that design and coordination, hygiene and wearing comfort, and practicality were significantly different according to gender, age, and occupation, and that design and coordination and practicality were significantly different according to marital status. The result of difference analysis for selection criteria when buying socks according to fashion interest degree showed that design, coordination, hygiene, wearing comfort and practicality were significantly different. The result of factor analysis for wearing satisfaction of socks showed that the drawn factors were wearing comfort, hygiene, durability, and design. The difference analysis results about wearing satisfaction of socks showed that design was significantly different according to gender and marital status, wearing comfort and design significantly different according to age, wearing comfort, hygiene, and design were significantly different according to occupation. According to fashion interest degree, wearing comfort and design showed the significant difference.

Knitwear Purchase Motives and Consumer Satisfaction (니트웨어 구매동기와 소비자만족에 관한 연구)

  • Lee, Myoung-Hee
    • Journal of the Korean Society of Costume
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    • v.58 no.8
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    • pp.158-169
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    • 2008
  • The purposes of this study were to Investigate the relationships between knitwear purchase motive and female consumer satisfaction, and to reveal how knitwear purchase motives and demographic variables influence the consumer satisfaction. The subjects were 263 female college students and working women residing in metropolitan area of Seoul. The data were analyzed by using descriptive analysis, factor analysis, Cronbach's ${\alpha}$-reliability coefficient, t-test, Pearson's correlation coefficient, and multiple regression analysis. Five dimensions of knitwear purchase motive were derived by factor analysis; expressive, others' influence/deficiency, quality/social, situation, and utility motive. Consumer satisfactions were classified into 3 dimensions; appearance, practicality, and quality satisfaction. The expressive motive had significant positive relationships with the satisfaction of appearance and quality satisfaction. The quality/social motive had positive relationships with the satisfaction of appearance, practicality, and quality. Utility motive had positive relationships with the satisfaction of appearance and practicality. Working women had higher situation motive and quality/social motive than the female college students had. The higher the age was, the higher the score on situation motive and quality/social motive were. The higher the social class was, the higher the score on expressive motive was. The higher the income was, the higher the score on appearance, practicality, and quality satisfaction were. The consumer satisfaction of knitwear was influenced most by the quality/social motive and next by the expressive motive, the income, and the utility motive in order.

A Study on Consumer's Value, Sportswear's Benefit Sought and Attribute Evaluation (소비자 가치와 스포츠웨어 추구혜택 및 속성평가에 관한 연구)

  • Lee Hyun-Kyung;Lee Myoung-Hee
    • The Research Journal of the Costume Culture
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    • v.12 no.6
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    • pp.1031-1044
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    • 2004
  • The purpose of this study were to investigate the relationships between consumer's value and sportswear's benefit sought/attribute evaluation, and to examine how sportswear's benefit sought were influenced by consumers' value and demographic variables. Subjects were 468 males and females in their teens to 30's in Seoul. Consumer's value was classified into four dimensions by using factors analysis: materialism, achievement orientation, traditionalism, and other consciousness. The value of materialism and achievement orientation had positive relations with brand orientation, fashion, appearance attraction, enterprise image, and brand advertisement of sportswear in both male and female. Achievement orientation had, in case of the male, positive relations with economics, practicality, fabrics, and quality of sportswear. In case of the female, traditionalism had positive relations with economics and practicality, and other consciousness value had positive relations with brand advertisement. Materialism was the most important in predicting brand orientation, followed by social class in both male and female. Age was the most important in predicting practicality, followed by achievement orientation in case of the male. Materialism(-) was, in case of the female, the most important in predicting practicality, followed by traditionalism, achievement orientation, and age.

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Attitudes and Usage of Denim Clothing as Related to Selected Social Psychological Factors in a Group of College Women (데님(Denim)의복을 중심으로 한 여대생의 의복행동에 관한 연구)

  • Chung Sahm Ho;Kahng Hewon
    • Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles
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    • v.1 no.2
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    • pp.65-70
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    • 1977
  • The purpose of this study was to investigate the relation of attitudes and usage of denim cloth-ing to masculinity femininity, attitudes toward women's role, and four aspects of clothing interests. Masculinity-femininity was assessed by The Fe Scale of the California Psychological Inventory. Attitudes toward women's role was measured by selected items from The Inventory of Feminine Values and The Sex Ideology Scale. Measures of attitudes toward denim clothing consisted of: 1) attitudes regarding practicality and youth symbol, 2) possession, and 3) frequency of wearing denim clothing. Four aspects of clothing interests in general were assessed by statements dealing with choice of design, conformity-individuality, fashion and practicality in clothing. The sample consisted of 388 students in Sookmyung Women's University in Seoul, Korea. The data, collected by means of a self-administered questionnaire, were analyzed by correlation. The results indicate that: 1) Masculinity-femininity was related to youth symbol attitudes, possession, and frequency of wear-ing denim clothing. 2) Attitudes toward women's role was related to practicality attitudes, and frequency of wearing denim clothing. 3) Practicality attitudes toward denim clothing was related to conformity-individuality, and practicality in clothing. 4) Youth symbol attitudes toward denim clothing was related to fashion in clothing. 5) Possession of denim clothing was related to fashion and the choice of design in clothing. 6) Frequency of wearing denim clothing was related to the choice of design, and conformity-individuality in clothing.

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A Study on the Relationship between Lifestyles and Clothing Purchasing Behavior (라이프 스타일과 의복구매행동과의 관계 연구)

  • 이부련
    • Journal of the Korean Society of Costume
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    • v.37
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    • pp.17-32
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    • 1998
  • The purpose of this study was to identify the relationship between lifestyles and clothing purchasing behavior. The questionnaire was administered to 644 females aged 30∼40 in Taegu during April 21 to April 26 of 1997. Data was analyzed by frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, factor analysis, reliability test, MANOVA, and ANDVA by suing SPss package. 1. The lifestyles of the respondents were classified into fived types such as consumption oriented, economics-oriented, achievement-oriented, family-oriented, and conservative-oriented type. And clothing purchasing behavior was classified into six categories such as individuality, convenience, economy, ostentation, decorums, and practicality. 2. The results of lifestyle and clothing purchasing behavior analysis were as follows ; 1) All of five positive groups of consumption·economics·achievement·family and conservative-oriented type had an inclination for economy and individuality. And some differences were found according to the consumers, interest even in the same lifestyle. 2) The positive groups of consumption oriented type thought much of individuality and ostentation but on the other hand the passive group thought much of practicality. 3) The positive groups of consumption oriented, and family-oriented types except economics oriented and conservative oriented types took up a strong attitude toward ostentation, and ostentation was found in passive group of the conservative-oriented type. 4) The positive group of economics-oriented, achievement-oriented and conservative-oriented types except consumption-oriented and family-oriented types had great concern for practicality in the case of clothing purchasing behavior. But also the passive group of conservative-oriented types had an inclination for practicality. 5) Generally five types of lifestyles and clothing purchasing behavior showed that all types had the greatest concern for economy and individuality, and common for practicality and ostentation. And all of five types had partial concern for convenience and showed no differences for decorums.

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