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Topic 1bMarriage, Divorce, Births and
Ageing Population

MARRIAGE:
Most
pe opl
e i
n Br
it
a i
n gr
ow
up and
for
m a nucl
ear
f
amily.

Most
pe opl
e who get
ma r
ri…

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DIVORCE TRENDS:
19711996 DIVORCE DOUBLED.
Approx.
40% of
marri
ages
present
ly
bei
n g
for
me d
end
i
n di
vorce.

REMARRIAGE RISING (199136% o f
marri
ages
were
remarriages.
)
BRITIAN DIVORCE RATE=HIGHEST IN EUROPE

WHO…

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ology
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on
Shay
McC ar
thy Symes




The position of women has changed in a number of
ways, a women no longer has to put up with an
unsatisfactory marriage.
Wo me n a re n'
t
to
b e
socially subservient to
th ei
r…

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ology
R evi
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on
Shay
McC ar
thy Symes




PARSONS & FLETCHER ar
gues
that
ri
se
in
ma r
it
al
br
eakdow n
stems
lar
gel
y f
rom t
he
fact
t
hat
ma r
ri
age i
s
i
ncreasi
ngl
y val
ued.…

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McC ar
thy Symes




AGEING POPULATION:
The population as a whole is getting older
because we are living longer.
VE VIEW g ives
g reater depe ndence
rati
o whereb y the
worki
ng popul
ati
on has a gr
e ater
burd…

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