Divorce in Europe

New Insights in Trends, Causes and Consequences of Relation Break-ups

by DimitriĀ Mortelmans

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Book Description

This free book collects the major discussions in divorce research in Europe. It starts with an understanding of divorce trends. Why was divorce increasing so rapidly throughout the US and Europe and do we see signs of a turn? Do cohabitation breakups influence divorce trends or is there a renewed stability on the partner market?In terms of divorce risks, the book contains new insights on Eastern European countries. These post socialist countries have evolved dramatically since the fall of the Wall and at present they show the highest divorce figures in Europe. Also the influence of gender, and more specifically women's education as a risk in divorce is examined cross nationally. The book also provides explanations for the negative gradient in female education effects on divorce. It devotes three separate parts to new insights in the post-divorce effects of the life course event by among others looking at consequences for adults and children but also taking the larger family network into account. As such the book is of interest to demographers, sociologists, psychologists, family therapists, NGOs, and politicians.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Divorce in Europe ebook for free in PDF format (5.3 MB).

Book Details

Publisher
Springer
Published
2020
Pages
369
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030258375
ISBN10
3030258378
ISBN13 Digital
9783030258382
ISBN10 Digital
3030258386
PDF Size
5.3 MB
License
CC BY

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