Remarriage: the American example

  • Mavis Maclean
Part of the Women in Society book series (WOSO)


William Goode, who has long characterised divorce as a consumer good, representing an aspect of individual choice which increases with increased affluence, maintains that a high divorce rate as such is not a problem so long as remarriage rates remain high (Goode, forthcoming). There is an old American saying that ‘good women should not be allowed to go to waste’.


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© Mavis Maclean 1991

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