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The marriage buyout : the troubled trajectory of U.S. alimony law

Author: Cynthia Starnes
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Families, law, and society series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From divorce court to popular culture, alimony is a dirty word. Unpopular and rarely ordered, the awards are frequently inconsistent and unpredictable. The institution itself is often viewed as an historical relic that harkens back to a gendered past in which women lacked the economic independence to free themselves from economic support by their spouses. In short, critics of alimony claim it has no place in  Read more...
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Starnes, Cynthia.
Marriage buyout
(DLC) 2013049126
(OCoLC)863200904
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Starnes
ISBN: 9780814708477 0814708471
OCLC Number: 876834697
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Who cares about alimony? --
Alimony's heritage : the helpless, the blameless, and the clean-break losers --
Alimony and mother myths --
The contemporary state of alimony --
Alimony in context : a comparative perspective --
Reasons matter : alimony, intuition, and the remarriage-termination rule --
The search for a contemporary rationale --
A marital partnership model: alimony as buyout --
Beyond alimony : lovers, parents, and partners --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Families, law, and society series.
Responsibility: Cynthia Lee Starnes.

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