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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These broad characterizations of children's living arrangements mask two
extremely important facts, however. First, important variations occur within the two
-parent and single-parent family statuses. Second, substantial ethnic differences
Remarriage Remarriage is yet another important influence on children's
postdivorce living arrangements. According to the estimates in Table 2. 1 , more
than 1 1 % of all children lived with a biological parent and a stepparent in 1995.
These prospective studies constitute one of the most important contributions to
divorce research in recent years, and the findings have important conceptual and
practical implications. It is important to note, however, that a handful of more ...
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