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In this study we pose two broad questions: what are the characteristics ofthe currently divorced; and who divorces? Divorce is used as an inclusiveterm to include separations from marriages and from cohabiting unions.In the first part data from the Family Resources Survey is used to identifythe...
This study addresses three questions. Firstly, to what extent does divorceduring childhood have long-term consequences for the educationalattainment, economic situation, partnership formation and dissolution, andparenthood behaviour in adulthood? We show that in most of thesedomains children who...
Using data from cross-sectional and longitudinal surveys, Kathleen Kiernanand Ganka Mueller have examined two questions: What does the currentlydivorced population look like; and what sort of people are likely to divorce(including breakdown of cohabitation)?The currently divorced are more likely...
Fifteen per cent of British babies are now born to parents who are neithercohabiting nor married. Little is known about non-residential fatherhood thatcommences with the birth of a child. Here, we use the Millennium Cohort Studyto examine a number of aspects of this form of fatherhood. Firstly,...
Parental divorce has been an increasing experience amongst thegenerations of children born since the 1970s in European countries. Thisstudy analyses data on the partnership and parenthood behaviour ofthose children who experienced parental separation during childhoodfor nine Western European...
In order to assess the roles of schooling and educational qualifications inthe emergence of adult social exclusion, a series of detailed regressionmodels were explored separately for men and women for each of a widerange of indicators of adult disadvantage at both ages 23 and 33,...
This study uses data from the National Child Development Studyto examine how experiences during childhood are linked to a widevariety of outcomes in adulthood. A cluster of childhoodexperiences (poverty, family disruption, and contact with thepolice) are given specific attention. One of the main...