Title

婚前同居、婚姻價值與婚姻滿意度:台灣民眾的分析

Translated Titles

Cohabitation, Marriage Values and Marital Satisfaction: A Study of Taiwan Society

DOI

10.6456/JTS.200812.0043

Authors

鍾宜吟(Yi-Yin Jung);蔡明璋(Ming-Chang Tsai)

Key Words

同居 ; 社會價值 ; 婚姻滿意度 ; 台灣 ; Cohabitation ; Social Values ; Marital Satisfaction ; Taiwan

PublicationName

研究台灣

Volume or Term/Year and Month of Publication

5期(2008 / 12 / 01)

Page #

43 - 72

Content Language

繁體中文

Chinese Abstract

本文利用〈台灣社會變遷基本調查〉2001年的全國隨機樣本,分析婚前同居的相關因素,以及同居影響的一些價值觀。量化迴歸分析發現,婚前同居者有明顯的年輕化傾向,符合自我世代論點所提出年輕世代自我中心的行爲模式。而資源限制理論的假設-有限的經濟資源致使親密關係的伴侶會傾向延緩結婚-亦得到支持,教育程度在國中及以下者,婚前同居的可能性越高。同居曾被視爲是較前衛的關係模式,我們分析的對象是較爲特殊的(婚姻關係中的配偶),也許是這種樣本選擇的因素,使群體所強調的結婚理由較傾向於「家族主義」,而非Giddens(1992)這一派論點所重視的私密關係的滿足。婚前同居者對婚姻的認知態度是較爲個人主義傾向,與婚姻滿意度亦呈負向的相關。這些研究發現與兩個重要的同居理論-選擇論與經驗論-的關係,亦於文中加以討論。

English Abstract

This study examines premarital cohabitation's correlates as well as its influence in marital values and satisfaction by employing a national probability sample. The data for this research is drawn from the Taiwan Social Change Survey conducted in the year of 2001. The findings from regression estimations show that premarital cohabitation happens more frequently among younger cohorts, which lend support to the hypothesis of the 'me generation' that stresses self-centered orientation among young people. The resource limitation theory also receives favorable evidence in that the less educated, specifically, those with less than high school education, are more likely to practice premarital cohabitation. Perhaps because of our use of a specific sample-cohabitation herein refers to living with one's present spouse before marriage, the respondents who practiced it chose 'familial reasons' as the major reason of getting married, rather than stress pure relations as motivations as is proposed by Anthony Giddens (1992). Premarital cohabitation is also found to associate strongly with individualist values that stress personal needs over familial responsibilities, and to lead to lower level of marital satisfaction. The relevance of our empirical findings to both the selection theory and cohabiting experience theory is discussed in the concluding session.

Topic Category 人文學 > 歷史學
社會科學 > 社會科學綜合
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