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Authors: Saritha, P.
Advisor: Ratna Prabha, C.
Title: TO STUDY THE EFFECT OF DIVORCE ON WOMEN.
Publisher: Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University
Citation: D7072
Language: en
Type: Thesis
Agrotags: null
Keywords: STUDY THE EFFECT DIVORCE WOMEN.
Abstract: Divorce is the tragic end of a marital relationship. It IS an open indication of a rift in the family organisation, breakdown of the r~iarital bond and the evidence of a desire to escape froni the responsibility of r-narriage ties. It mecrely gives a legal status to a marriage already disrtlpted. Divorce has been conceptualised in terms of multiple losses - loss i t v;-~lc~t:cj social role, loss of an intimate relationship, loss of an adult househoi mr:n~t!cr. loss of a source of income, loss of a familiar residctnce and reg^!!^^! c;ont;~ct with children. children. It is impossible :o l~~r8 down the cause., O, clt~urce. ir~ I( I great majority of divorces are granted on groirr~rjs of "CI-uelty .:!s rne ., ,iously vague term. Most of the other cases are based on desertion leaving the reason why the husband left home. Another cause is adultery According to lawyers causes of divorce are financial problems, adultery, drunkenness, basic incapability, irresponsibility, immaturity, cruelty, cultural differences, sexual incompatibility desertion and due to the in-laws domination. According to divorcees the causes for termination of their marriage instead of continuing it are grouped as personal, family, economic and sex related causes. Some of the causes are non-support, drinking, personality clashes, lack of interest in house life, gambling, unbearable attitude of spouse authority problems, conflicting values and sexual problems Effects of divorce are personal effects, economical effects, emotional effects and health effects. The severity of the effects depends upon the problem of divorce. An interview schedule was used to elicit information regarding selected demographic variables. Self- esteem scale developed by Kapadia and Verma (1985) was used to measure the self- esteem level of divorced women. The total size of the sample was 120, 60 consisting of working divorced women and. 60 non-working divorced women in the age group of 25 to 40 years who ~c-fe having children and located in Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The data collected were subjected to correlation co-efficient and 'Z' test.
Subject: Human Development and family studies
Theme: Human Development and Family Studies
These Type: M.Sc
Issue Date: 2004
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