Sociology unit 1

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  • Created on: 09-05-11 21:25

What reasons explain the increase in divorce rate?

CHANGES IN THE LAW

Changes in the law this means that in the 19th century divorce was very difficult to obtain especially for women. There have been 3 types of changes in the law:

1.       Equalising the grounds (the legal reasons) for divorce between the sexes

2.       Widening the grounds for divorce

3.       Making divorce cheaper

When the grounds were equalised for men and women in 1923 this was followed by a large rise in the number of petitions from women. Another way that this is a reason is that when legal aid

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Naya Patel

lol jennifer lopez aswell.. still good notes!

Tiffany

thank you

Sameena

Wats serial monogamy??


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