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Dollars and Sense: The Economic Consequences of Divorce

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter considers developments in the law of property division and spousal support, with some attention to such private arrangements as antenuptial agreements. The issue here is mostly about ... More


The Consequences of Divorce

Julie Macfarlane

in Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’a Path in a Secular Society

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199753918
eISBN:
9780199949588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753918.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the social, spiritual, legal and financial outcomes of divorce for Muslim men and women. There is consensus that women suffer the most negative social consequences. In some ... More


The Financial Incidents of Family Dissolution

Grace Ganz Blumberg

in Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter deals with wealth redistribution when family members no longer share a common household. It traces the history of wealth redistribution at family breakdown in the United States during ... More


Moral and Legal Obligations to Support ‘Family’

Diane Jeske

in Philosophical Foundations of Children's and Family Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198786429
eISBN:
9780191828690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786429.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

We have various kinds of moral obligations to take care of those to whom we stand in intimate relationships, and, for many of us, some of those whom we consider family are among our most important ... More


Man Enough to Let My Wife Support Me

Carrie M. Lane

in A Company of One: Insecurity, Independence, and the New World of White-Collar Unemployment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449642
eISBN:
9780801460791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449642.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter examines the material realities of joblessness. Jobless tech workers face very real material challenges. Although better positioned than many to withstand prolonged unemployment, jobless ... More


Alimony’s Heritage: The Helpless, the Blameless, and the Clean-Break Losers

Cynthia Lee Starnes

in The Marriage Buyout: The Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708248
eISBN:
9780814708477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708248.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter presents the intriguing story of the history of alimony, a history inextricably linked with evolving views of the status of women, the meaning of marriage, the right to divorce, and the ... More


2 Alimony’s Heritage: The Helpless, the Blameless, and the Clean-Break Losers

Cynthia Lee Starnes

in The Marriage Buyout: The Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708248
eISBN:
9780814708477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708248.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter presents the intriguing story of the history of alimony, a history inextricably linked with evolving views of the status of women, the meaning of marriage, the right to divorce, and the ... More


The Search for a Contemporary Rationale

Cynthia Lee Starnes

in The Marriage Buyout: The Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708248
eISBN:
9780814708477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708248.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter turns to theories of alimony offered by contemporary scholars in search of a rationale for the remarriage-termination rule. Contemporary scholars have long struggled to explain alimony ... More


7 The Search for a Contemporary Rationale

Cynthia Lee Starnes

in The Marriage Buyout: The Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708248
eISBN:
9780814708477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708248.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter turns to theories of alimony offered by contemporary scholars in search of a rationale for the remarriage-termination rule. Contemporary scholars have long struggled to explain alimony ... More


Philosophical Foundations of Children's and Family Law

Elizabeth Brake and Lucinda Ferguson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198786429
eISBN:
9780191828690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786429.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This volume brings together new essays in law and philosophy on a broad range of topics in children’s and family law. It is the first volume to bring together essays by legal scholars and ... More


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