IJCH 2016 Vol.2(1): 5-8 ISSN: 2382-6177
doi: 10.18178/ijch.2016.2.1.028

The Risk of Divorce: Style of Communication, Stages of Family Development, and Type of Socioeconomic Status

Yunita Sari, Septiawan Santana Kurnia, and Yuhka Sundaya
Abstract—The aim of this research is to describe the risk of divorce of household in Bandung city, based on three different discipline of science specifically; communication, developmental psychology and economy. This research represents the map of households which are vulnerable to divorce. This study uses 192 households in Bandung. The result shows that the highest risk of divorce is in households which have the following characteristics: (1) Low context communication, families with pre-school children and low socioeconomic status; (2) Low context communication, families with teenagers, low socioeconomic status; (3) High context communication, families with teenagers and low socioeconomic status.

Index Terms—Risk of divorce, type of communication, developmental psychology, SES.

Y. Sari is with the Faculty of Psychology, Islamic University of Bandung, Indonesia (e-mail: yunitasari.psy@gmail.com).
S. S. Kurnia is with the Faculty of Communication Science, Islamic University of Bandung, Indonesia (e-mail: septiawansantana@gmail.com).
Y. Sundaya is with the Faculty of Economic Science, Islamic University of Bandung, Indonesia (e-mail: yuhkas@yahoo.com).

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Cite: Yunita Sari, Septiawan Santana Kurnia, and Yuhka Sundaya, "The Risk of Divorce: Style of Communication, Stages of Family Development, and Type of Socioeconomic Status," International Journal of Culture and History vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 5-8, 2016.

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