Marriage, Divorce, and Children's Adjustment
SAGE Publications, 10.02.1999 - 176 Seiten
This completely updated second edition presents an integrated, multidisciplinary account of children's experiences of divorce from historical, cultural and demographic perspectives. The author highlights children's resilience, but is sensitive to children's pain throughout the divorce process and afterwards. In addition he reviews the psychological, social, economic and legal consequences of divorce, and examines how children's risk is predicted by parental conflict, relationships with both parents, financial strain, custody disputes, and other factors. The author uses his family systems model to integrate research findings into a theoretical whole and to evaluate psychological interventions with divorcing and divorced families.
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REMARRIAGE Divorce apparently does not cause people to give up on marriage
. About three quarters of divorced men and two thirds of divorced women
eventually remarry ( Bumpass , Sweet , & Castro - Martin , 1990 ) , and many
Remarriage is an “ incomplete institution ” ( Cherlin , 1992 ) , and the lack of
social guidance surely contributes to difficulties ... In general , the functioning of
the marital and parenting subsystems seems less closely linked in remarried than
The subgroup excluded from these statistics are women who remarry . More than
any other single factor , remarriage relieves the economic distress of divorced
women . Five years after divorce , the incomes of remarried women are 27 ...
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Some Cultural Historical
Methodological and Conceptual Issues
Childrens Adjustment in Divorced
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