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For richer, for poorer : mothers confront divorce

Author: Demie Kurz
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1995.
Series: Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
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For Richer, For Poorer provides a new perspective on the impact of divorce on women. Based on interviews with a random sample of divorced mothers, this book identifies their real concerns: inadequate resources from their ex-husbands and the state, and unequal social policies. Presenting accounts of how they manage the divorce process, divorced women of diverse background describe their attempts to rebuild their own  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kurz, Demie.
For richer, for poorer
(DLC) 95008486
(OCoLC)32240901
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Demie Kurz
ISBN: 9781317722021 1317722027 9781317722038 1317722035
OCLC Number: 864900003
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 288 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
Understanding divorce and divorced women --
How marriages end --
Coping with divorce --
Dividing resources --
Mothers negotiate for custody and visitation --
Women and children at divorce --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Perspectives on gender (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Demie Kurz.
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