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The divorce revolution : the unexpected social and economic consequences for women and children in America

Author
Weitzman, Lenore J.
Title
The divorce revolution : the unexpected social and economic consequences for women and children in America / Lenore J. Weitzman.
Format
Book
Published
New York : Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1985.
Description
xxiv, 504 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 438-493) and index. Also issued online.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The legal tradition
  • The divorce law revolution : no-fault in America
  • The nature of marital property
  • Dividing the property : how equal is equal?
  • The new property : pensions, education, and other career assets
  • Redefining alimony : how awards have changed
  • Where the law fails : young mothers, older housewives, and women in transition
  • Child custody : from maternal preference to joint custody?
  • Child support : the national disgrace
  • The economic consequences of divorce
  • Divorce and the illusion of equality.
Kinsey subjects
Divorce--United States. Divorce laws--United States. Legal aspects of divorce--United States. Unwed mothers. Family disorganization.
ISBN
0029347106 9780029347102

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
347.7 W45 d5 1985
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute