Union Dissolution in the United Kingdom

  title={Union Dissolution in the United Kingdom},
  author={Tak Wing Chan and Brendan Halpin},
  journal={International Journal of Sociology},
  pages={76 - 93}
  • T. ChanB. Halpin
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Economics, Sociology
  • International Journal of Sociology
Abstract: This article uses recent panel data to explore the dynamics of divorce in the United Kingdom. The findings are consistent with the independence hypothesis, but reveal little impact of gender-role attitudes or domestic division of labor. The article also finds a robust effect of children in raising the risk of divorce. 

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