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When marriage ends : economic and social consequences of partnership dissolution

Author: Hans-Jürgen Andress; Dina Hummelsheim
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar, ©2009.
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Focusing on both economic and social aspects, this volume explores the consequences of partnership dissolution at the individual level. It contains four cross-national comparative studies addressing the impacts of divorce including labour force participation, residential mobility and housing, household income and poverty and lifestyle deprivation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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When marriage ends.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, ©2009
(OCoLC)300404170
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Jürgen Andress; Dina Hummelsheim
ISBN: 1848447205 9781848447202
OCLC Number: 441713395
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 419 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction: economic and social consequences of partnership dissolution --
what do we know and what are we looking for?; PART I Theoretical, Methodological and Measurement Issues; 1. Conceptualization and measurements of institutional contexts: a review; PART II Single Country Studies; 2. Germany: will the male breadwinner model survive?; 3. Belgium: economic hardship despite elaborate childcare and leave time programmes; 4. New holes in the safety net? Economic and social consequences of divorce in Denmark. 5. Divergences in the Nordic model:economic consequences of partnership dissolution in Sweden and Finland6. Great Britain: 'things can only get better . . .'; 7. Marital disruption in Spain: class selectivity and deterioration of economic conditions; 8. Low divorce incidence in Greece: facts and figures; PART III Comparative Studies; 9. Female-supportive policies and women's employment after divorce; 10. Divorce and housing: a European.
Responsibility: edited by Hans-Jurgen Andress, Dina Hummelsheim.

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