Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction Women and their money after divorce

  3. Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Mavis Maclean
      Pages 46-59
  4. Strategies for survival

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Mavis Maclean
      Pages 65-81
    3. Mavis Maclean
      Pages 82-94
    4. Mavis Maclean
      Pages 95-112
    5. Mavis Maclean
      Pages 128-138
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 139-151

About this book


Divorce leads to serious long-term economic problems for women with children. This book looks at the strategies women have developed for coping with these problems, in putting together an income package from earnings, maintenance and welfare. Recent research from America, France and the UK is reported describing the very different approaches in these countries, and how women are relying to different degrees on the labour market, the remarriage market and the public purse.


family policy labor market Partner women

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