Economic and Social Consequences of Partnership Dissolution
Edited by Hans-Jürgen Andreß and Dina Hummelsheim
In recent decades the probability of divorce and separation among married and cohabiting couples has increased significantly in most European countries. Focusing on both economic and social aspects, this comprehensive volume explores the consequences of partnership dissolution at the individual level. The contributors use personal characteristics, properties of the partnerships and the institutional context to explain coping behaviours.
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- When Marriage Ends Economic and Social Consequences of Partnership Dissolution
- Introduction: Economic and Social consequences of partnership dissolution - what dowe know and what are we looking for?
- Chapter 1: Conceptualization and measurements of institutional contexts: a review
- Chapter 2: Germany: will the make breadwinner model survive?
- Chapter 3: Belgium: economic hardship despite elaborate childcare and leave time programmes
- Chapter 4: New holes in the safety net? Economic and social consquences of divorce in Denmark
- Chapter 5: Divergences in the Nordic model: economic consequences of partnership dissolution in Sweden and Finland
- Chapter 6: Great Britain" 'things can only get better …'
- Chapter 7: Marital disruption in Spain: class selectivity and deterioration of economic conditions
- Chapter 8: Low divorce incidence in Greece: facts and figures
- Chapter 9: Female-supportive policies and women's employment after divorce
- Chapter 10: Divorce and housing: a European comparison of the housing consquences of divorce for men and women
- Chapter 11: The economic consequences of partnership dissolution: acomparative analysis
- Chapter 12: Marital disruption and economic well-being; poverty, income and lifestyle deprivation
- Chapter 13: When marriage ends: results and conclusions
- Data appendix
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