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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
When marriage ends.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, ©2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Hans-Jürgen Andress; Dina Hummelsheim
|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.|
'This is a double-faced book, which should be read by everybody who is concerned about the societal effects of divorce. It shows that divorce has negative economic and social consequences, not only