ERIC Number: EJ291109
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Marital Dissolution Laws: Impacts of Recent Changes for Women.
Bahr, Stephen J.
Journal of Family Issues, v4 n3 p455-66 Sep 1983
Reviews two recent changes in divorce laws: the removal of misconduct as a ground for divorce and the removal of gender as a criterion for settlements. The consequence has been the deterioration of the economic well-being of divorced females. Courts should place explicit economic value on spouses' nonmonetary contributions. (JAC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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