- Subject index
Beyond the Average Divorce provides marriage and family scholars and students a rich depiction of how children and adults of all ages respond to diverse divorce experiences. Rather than emphasizing means and averages in looking at “typical” family reactions to divorce, authors David H. Demo and Mark A. Fine emphasize variability and change over time in the pre-divorce, divorce, and post-divorce process. The book's three parts explore theoretical and methodological tools for studying divorce, the divorce process and its multiple pathways, and future directions in research.
- Includes cutting-edge research on how children are affected by multiple transitions in family structure and parenting arrangements during the divorce process
- Covers the most common causes of divorce and how the family environment deteriorates during the years leading up to ...