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Title Divorce, seperation, and remarriage : the transformation of family / Edited by Giovanna Gianesini, Sampson Lee Blair
Edition First edition
Published Bingley, UK : Emerald, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 428 pages)
Series Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research ; v. 10
Contemporary perspectives on family research ; v.10
Contents Front Cover; Divorce, Separation, and Remarriage: The Transformation of Family; Contents; Copyright Page; List of Contributors; Editorial Board; Foreword; Section I. Marriage, Remarriage and Stepfamilies; A Profile of Later Life Marriages: Comparisons by Gender and Marriage Order; A Profile of Later Life Marriages: Comparisons by Gender and Marriage Order; Background; Marital Quality in Later Life; Gender Differences; Multidimensional Assessment of Marital Quality; Marriage Order Differences in Marital Quality; Research Focused on Older Adults; Research on Young and Middle-Aged Adults
Additional Factors Associated with Marital QualityThe Present Study; Methods; Sample; Measures; Marital Outcomes; Marital Happiness; Emotional Satisfaction in Relationship; Physical Pleasure; Free Time Spent with Spouse; Rely on Spouse; Openness with Spouse; Spousal Criticism; Spousal Demands; Independent and Control Variables; Analytic Plan; Results; Bivariate Differences by Gender-Marriage Order Groups; Multivariate Analyses; Within Marital Order; Within Gender; Discussion; Within Marriage Order, Across Gender; Within Gender, Across Marriage Order; Funding; Acknowledgments; References
Consequences of Relationship Quality and Dating after Divorce for Maternal Well-BeingGoals of the Current Chapter; Method; Texas Family Project; Procedures; Measures; Children's Rapport with Dating Partner; Mothers' Relationship Quality with Dating Partner; Dating Partners' Antisocial Traits; Dating Partners' Drunkenness and Marijuana Use; Lingering Attachment to the Ex-Spouse; Data Analysis; Results; Discussion; Children's Rapport with Dating Partners; Characteristics of Dating Partners; Lingering Attachment to Ex-Spouse; Future Directions; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References
Practical/Pragmatic View of the UnionCompatibility; Past Relationship Experience; Finances and Resources; Desire for Companionship; Recognition of Others' Feelings; Willingness to Adapt; Moving; Accommodating; Discussion; Positive Orientation to Remarriage; Practical/Pragmatic View of the Union; Desire for Companionship; Recognition of Others' Feelings; Willingness to Adapt; Limitations and Implications; References; Mothers' Dating after Divorce; Mothers' Dating after Divorce; Divorce-Stress-Adaptation Perspective; Repartnering and Dating after Divorce
Salient Themes of Remarriage in the "Young-Old" YearsRemarriage in Later Life; Factors Associated with Remarriage and Repartnered Alternatives; Age/Cohort; Cohabitation; Living apart Together; Past Relationship Experience; Gender; Adult Children; Loneliness; Finances; Religion; Advantages of Remarriage; Disadvantages of Remarriage; The Present Study; Method; Participants; Procedures; Pretesting the Interview Schedule; Conducting the Interviews; Analysis; Results; Positive Orientation to Remarriage; Dating Patterns; Alternatives to Marriage; Past Relationship Experience
Summary Divorce, separation, and remarriage have become a normative part of family life. These changes have led to a diversification of the behaviors, attitudes, and norms concerning marriage and family. To better comprehend these issues, this volume addresses topics including: marital instability step-parenting and extra-marital affairs, among others
Notes Exploring the Complexity of Stepgrandparent-Stepgrandchild Relationships
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Divorce.
Form Electronic book
Author Blair, Sampson Lee, editor
Gianesini, Giovanna, editor
ISBN 178635229X (electronic bk.)
9781786352293 (electronic bk.)