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|Title: ||WOMEN AND MARRIAGE: THE HOUSING CONSEQUENCES OF OPTING OUT|
|Authors: ||YOUNG, Coral|
|Keywords: ||women, marriage, divorce, seperation, housing, social consequences, income|
|Issue Date: ||1993|
|Publisher: ||University of Sydney, Urban and Regional Planning|
|Abstract: ||This thesis reviews the housing-related implications of separation and divorce for women. It arges that the housing circumstances must be placed within a broader perspective of the social and economic consequences and ideological environment surrounding divorce. In the same way, operation of the housing system must be placed within a wider context, particularly in relation to the degree of change in its operational environment within the last 20 years. The thesis finds that the circumstances surrounding leaving a marriage are personally traumatic, and lead to a period of economic, housing and personal crisis. Over time, although the tendency is for establishment of re-equlibrium, considerable disadvantages prevail for women. The quickest method of establishing re-equilibrium for women is to repartner.|
|Rights and Permissions: ||Copyright YOUNG, Coral;http://www.library.usyd.edu.au/copyright.html|
|Appears in Collections:||Sydney Digital Theses (Open Access)|
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