Marriage, Divorce, and Children's Adjustment
SAGE Publications, 10.02.1999 - 164 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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marriage without proving fault and even without obtaining the partner's consent.
All 50 states have since enacted no-fault divorce laws, which typically require
only a period of living separately (e.g., one year) as grounds for granting divorce.
Even after the Reformation, a divorce was granted only when one party was at
fault as judged by narrow grounds, typically adultery, cruelty, or heresy (Eekelaar,
1991). The low incidence of divorce through the 19th century speaks to the ...
No-fault laws represent a substantial move toward the deregulation of divorce.
Laws once were designed to discourage marital dissolution, but under the no-
fault regime, divorce has become essentially a private decision. In the eyes of the
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