ERIC Number: ED418361
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Child Custody: Legal Decisions and Family Outcomes.
Everett, Craig A., Ed.
This collection addresses child custody decisions and the resultant outcomes for children and their families. The first section of the book examines aspects of the legal decision-making process as well as legislative guidelines affecting custody and post-divorce issues. The second section focuses on post-divorce family patterns for fathers, mothers, and grandparents. The text features the following articles: (1) "Judges' Beliefs Dealing with Child Custody Decisions," L. E. Stamps, S. Kunen, A. Rock-Faucheux; (2) "Evolution of Residential Custody Arrangements in Separated Families," R. Cloutier, C. Jacques; (3) "The Impact of an Educational Seminar for Divorcing Parents," R. L. Fischer; (4) "Children Denied Two Parents," L. F. Fields, B. W. Mussetter, G. T. Powers; (5) "An Evaluation of the New Hampshire Child Support Guidelines," W. L. Ellis; (6) "Noncustodial Fatherhood," K. Kissman; (7) "Why Do Fathers Become Disengaged from Their Children' Lives?" C. Lewis, Z. Maka, A. Papacosta; (8) "Post-Divorce Father Custody," S. T. Olivas, C. D. Stoltenberg; (9) "Stigma, Identity Dissonance, and the Nonresidential Mother," G. M. Babcock; (10) "The Relation of State-Anger to Self-Esteem," S. Dreman, C. Spielberger, O. Darzi; (11) "Tendency to Stigmatize Lesbian Mothers in Custody Cases," K. A. Causey, C. Duran-Aydintug; (12) "Young People's Attitudes Toward Living in a Lesbian Family," F. Tasker, S. Golombok; and (13) "Grandparent Involvement Following Divorce," J. M. Hilton, D. P. Macari. (MKA)
Descriptors: Anger, Child Custody, Child Support, Children, Divorce, Family (Sociological Unit), Fatherless Family, Fathers, Grandparents, Judges, Laws, Legislation, Lesbianism, Motherless Family, Mothers, Remarriage, Responsibility, Self Esteem
Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice Street, Binghamton, NY 13904-1580 ($39.95).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Co-published simultaneously as "Journal of Divorce & Remarriage," volume 28, number 1-2, 1997.