MicSem Special Features

MicSem By Category: FAMILY CHANGE

Video Listings

Can We Talk, Mom?

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 FAMILY CHANGE SOCIAL ISSUES

Micronesian Counselors

The Changing Family In Chuuk: 1950-1999

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

Summary of research done on changes in family structure and practice in Chuuk.

October 21, 1994 FAMILY CHANGE

The Changing Pohnpeian Family

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

Summary of research done on changes in family structure and practice on Pohnpei.

October 21, 1993 FAMILY CHANGE

Changes in Family Structure Leading to Alcoholism, Suicide, and Child Abuse

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

Anthropological view of how culture change in the family brings about social problems.

October 21, 1994 CULTURAL FAMILY CHANGE SUICIDE

How Tough Was Your Dad?

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

Explores the change in family dynamics and its impact on the growing suicide rate in the islands.

October 21, 2020 FAMILY CHANGE SOCIAL ISSUES

Cultural Revolution Of The 60's

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

The rapid increase of dollars and jobs in the 1960s led to structural changes whose impacts are still being felt.

October 21, 2020 CULTURAL FAMILY CHANGE

Micsem Discussion

Changes in the Palauan Family

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

The radical change that has occurred in the organization of the Palauan family demands adjustments within the family.

January 01, 1989 FAMILY CHANGE

Changes in the Yapese Family

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

Discussion of the shifting values that have been caused by family change in Yap.

January 30, 1988 FAMILY CHANGE

Books

Micronesia: Winds of Change

Edited by Francis X. Hezel, S.J. and Mark Berg

This coffee-table book is well illustrated with photos and drawings depicting the islands’ journey to modern times. Introductory essays link first-hand accounts by foreigners describing what they saw or did in the islands. The book embraces 400 years of history, from Magellan to US naval administration in early 1950s.

October 21, 1980 FAMILY CHANGE GOVERNMENT HISTORY

The New Shape of Old Island Cultures

by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

How have Micronesian cultures changed since World War II? This book presents a pointed synthesis of important changes from the Marshall Islands to Palau, ranging from family structure, land and gender roles to the cultural treatment of life events (birth, marriage, death). This book draws on the author's own real-life experiences and anthropological literature.

October 21, 2020 FAMILY CHANGE HISTORY

articles

Changes in the Pohnpeian Family: 1950-1990

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

Summary of research on the changes in basic social institutions on Pohnpei after the war.

Chuuk: Micronesian Seminar, July 1992. October 21, 1992 FAMILY CHANGE

The Changing Family in Chuuk: 1950-1990

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

Summary of research on the changes in basic social institutions in Chuuk after the war.

Chuuk: Micronesian Seminar, May 1992. October 21, 1992 FAMILY CHANGE

The Unmaking of the Micronesian Family

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

Changes in the family structure and the social problems that have stemmed from them.

Unpublished. 1998 October 21, 1998 FAMILY CHANGE