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ERIC Number: EJ125593
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1975
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The Effects of Laws on Divorce in American States
Stetson, Dorothy M.; Wright, Gerald C., Jr.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 37, 3, 537-546, Aug 75
Explores the extent to which state divorce laws have an independent effect on divorce rates. Two findings, using regression analysis, are (1) a strong relationship exists between permissiveness of divorce laws and divorce rates; (2) the relationship remains when effects of variations in economic development and social costs are controlled. (Author)
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