Family Dynamics after Separation: A Life Course Perspective on Post-Divorce Families

Family Dynamics after Separation: A Life Course Perspective on Post-Divorce Families


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783847406860
Publisher: Budrich, Barbara Publishers
Publication date: 06/08/2015
Series: Journal of Family Research, Special Issue
Pages: 290
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Ulrike Zartler Valerie Heiniz-Martin Oliver Arránz Becker 5

Family dynamics after separation from a life course perspective: Conceptual foundations Ulrike Zartler Valerie Heintz-Martin Oliver Arránz Becker 9

Children and parents in post-divorce families

Lean on me? The influence of parental separation and divorce on children's support networks in four European countries Matthijs Kalmijn Jaap Dronkers 21

Intergenerational contact between parents and adult (step)children: The role of biological descent and co-residence patterns Oliver Arránz Becker Nadia Lois Veronika Salzburger 43

"Doing (step)family": Family life in (step)families in Germany Valerie Heintz-Martin Christine Entleitner-Phleps Alexandra N. Langmeyer 65

Childhood family transitions and their impact on family living arrangements in later life Michael Feldhaus Mandy Boehnke Franziska Krohn 83

Reflecting on the co-parenting experience of couples living in established stepfamilies: A phenomenological inquiry Annie Gagné Sophie-Claire Valiquette-Tessier Marie-Pier Vandette Julie Gosselin 101

(Re)doing parent-child relationships in dual residence arrangements: Swedish children's narratives about changing relations post-separation Rakel Berman 123

Union trajectories after separation

Dyadic analysis of repartnering after divorce. Do children matter? Inge Pasteels Dimitri Mortelmans 143

The second time around: Educational attainment and repartnering in the Russian Federation and Estonia Katya Ivanovo Katia Begall 165

Educational assortative mating after divorce: Persistence or divergence from first marriages? Lindsay Theunis Inge Pasteels Jan Van Bavel 183

Legal and methodological issues

From separation to stepfamily. A legal perspective Nina Dethloff 205

Efforts to cut the Gordian knot. A sociological analysis regarding legal aspects of post-divorce parental responsibility Ulrike Zartler Jana Hierzer 219

Combined comparative research in the field of family relations: Some reflections from the legal perspective Katharina Boele-Woelki 239

Who is in, who is out of (step)families? The impact of respondents' gender and residential status Céline Le Bourdais Évelyne Lapierre-Adamcyk 257

Biographical sketches of the contributors 281

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