Essays Tagged: "divorce rate"

The Origin of Emma and Nora, From Henrik Ibsens "A doll's house" and Gustave Flaubert's "Madame Bovary"

d revised in Germany so that it had ahappy ending. Some people in Norway even attributed the rising divorce rate tothis play! What is it that drove both of these authors to be such harsh socialcritics ... oman named ElisaSchlesinger. His personal attitudes about love are portrayed through Emma.After his divorce, he entered into a relationship with the poet Louise Colet thatwas mainly based on letter wr ...

(4 pages) 110 0 4.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

divorce and its effects on children

After long consideration, also taking your advice about a topic, I chose Divorce and its Effects on Children. I explored divorce and it effects on children using the finding ... ntary of the school, and came up with a 9 year old article in USA Today, "Minimizing the Effects of Divorce on Kids", (May, 1996). What do I expect to gain by comparing these studies? Since these thre ... t different times, I am looking for what they found to be the common denominator about the "growing divorce rate and the long and short term effects that it has on the children".To me it seems as if t ...

(6 pages) 269 1 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Research paper about the effects of divorce on children.

"Only acts of war and the events of natural disasters are more harmful to a child's psyche than the divorce process." The Newsletter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 1997Prior to 1985, ... Lawyers, 1997Prior to 1985, divorce was hard to obtain in Canada. However, with the passage of the Divorce Act of 1985, which allowed divorce after one year's separation, the divorce rate reached an ...

(11 pages) 649 3 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Compares domestic abuse in current society to a book known as Black and Blue.

Have you ever noticed how the divorce rate in the United States has rapidly increased within the past fifty years? As you can see, ... o the women from abuse. In today's society, domestic abuse is a very common term among families. Thedivorce rates have greatly increased due to this, and it keeps getting increasingly worse every year ...

(8 pages) 70 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

An exerpt from the book "down to earth sociology" it explains how the existence of poverty is benefical to the affluent in American society.

d with such dangerous and damaging social conditions that within their subculture there is a higher divorce rate, more frequent health problems, a higher rate of school dropouts, and a higher rate of ...

(3 pages) 66 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Traditional family

ng many changes in the recent decades. Changes such as structural and values regarding marriage and divorce, gender roles and same sex or homosexual families are noticeable changes that today's famili ... , 56 percent of adults were married, compared with nearly 75 percent in 1972. While adding with the divorced, only slightly more than one in four marriages end in divorce during the 1950s (Coontz 61). ...

(2 pages) 97 0 2.6 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is a piece of advice on marrriage

With the divorce rate over 50% in US, too many are apparently making a seriousmistake in deciding whom to spe ... d emotionally compatible, you don't have to worry about sexual compatibility. Of all the studies on divorce, sexual incompatibility is never cited as a main reason why people divorce.6. You pick the w ...

(5 pages) 57 3 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

An advice on marriage

With the divorce rate over 50%, too many are apparently making a seriousmistake in deciding whom to spend the ... andemotionally compatible, you don't have to worry about sexualcompatibility. Of all the studies on divorce, sexual incompatibility isnever cited as a main reason why people divorce.6. You pick the wr ...

(5 pages) 74 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Causes of Divorce

In today's society, divorce is more the norm than ever before although nobody marries with expectation of failure. Marri ... seem to be a stranger and perhaps even an enemy. The last decades have shown a rise in the rate of divorce. The United States has the highest divorce rate in the western world. Divorce rates among ma ... es among marriages have rose from 479 in 1965 to 1,187 in 1993. What has caused such an increase in divorce among marriages? Possible solutions to this question would be infidelity, drinking and/or dr ...

(4 pages) 128 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The 1980's Through the Eyes of John Hughes The Breakfast Club and Ferris Bueller's Day Off Historicism

ts bought huge houses, cruised vast oceans, and threw wild parties. Cocaine made its debut, and the divorce rate was at its highest. But what were the kids doing during all this insanity? To explore t ...

(5 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Divorce Statistics

Belarus has the highest divorce percentage in the world with 66% of its married couples getting divorcedAlbania had the worl ... tting divorcedAlbania had the world's lowest divorce percentage with only 5% of its couples getting divorcedIn Canada, 43% of marriages end in divorceIn 1997, Canada granted 69 088 divorces while the ... ges end in divorceIn 1997, Canada granted 69 088 divorces while the United States granted 1 163 000 divorcesIn 1999, 1 417 000 Canadians and 19 400 000 Americans were divorced (about 9.8% of United St ...

(1 pages) 39 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Divorce, At the Peak of It's Game. An essay about today's increasing divorce rates.

Divorce, At the Peak of it's Game.Today, up to fifty percent of all marriages will end up in divorce ... up in such a way. Why do so many marriages fail now? There are many factors which create such high divorce rates. Social acceptance, longer life spans, and religion help bring divorce rates to it's p ... life spans, and religion help bring divorce rates to it's peak.First and foremost, I would say that divorce was socially unacceptable in 1910, and many people stayed together regardless of whether the ...

(2 pages) 137 2 4.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

"The Origin of Emma And Nora" Gustave Flaubert and Henrik Ibsen

revised in Germany so that it had a happy ending. Some people in Norway even attributed the rising divorce rate to this play! What is it that drove both of these authors to be such harsh social criti ... an named Elisa Schlesinger. His personal attitudes about love are portrayed through Emma. After his divorce, he entered into a relationship with the poet Louise Colet that was mainly based on letter w ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Polygamy: In Today's Society?

n the USA's current society lasting marriages are on the decline. The United States has the leading divorce rate and the number is not waning but slowly increasing. Currently 4.95 per one thousand peo ... d the number is not waning but slowly increasing. Currently 4.95 per one thousand people will get a divorce this year(North America:United States:People). Is this problem due to society or how we as i ...

(8 pages) 130 0 4.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

'Till death us do part' 1 Explain the reasons for the rising divorce rate and identify the groups most at risk from divorce - and why.

different views compared to the past three decades. We now have a more liberal view of marriage and divorce; it is no longer viewed by some as a life long formal contract between partners.Australian d ... n, with a marginal increase to 0.8 per 1000 per population between 1961 and 1970. The sharp rise in divorce from the early 1960's to the 1970's is the result of legislative changes to the Family Law A ...

(8 pages) 77 0 2.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Reason for Divorce in the U.S.

Is divorce a necessary process? Nowadays, many married couples who have problems in their married lives ... ry process? Nowadays, many married couples who have problems in their married lives are considering divorce, and most of them finally divorce. Because America has an open and liberal atmosphere in soc ... ivorce. Because America has an open and liberal atmosphere in society, Americans tend to think that divorce is a common situation. According to research from the 1990s, in the United States about four ...

(3 pages) 53 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Marital Stability

The divorce rate is declining (figure 1. Trend in Crude Divorce Rate and the Probability of Dissolution) ... es contracted over age 22 has made a major contribution to marital stability and thus the declining divorce rate (figure 2. Probability of Disruption by Age at Marriage). Most of the negative effects ... st marriage, and to a lesser degree, improvements in education have played a role in decreasing the divorce rate, there are other factors working to pull the divorce rate in the opposite direction. In ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.3 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

In Order to be Happy You Must be Beautiful

ng in front of a mirror or pumping iron in the gyms. If proof is required one need only look at the divorce rate of America and you will see that love for them is more a case of sex and good looks. Th ...

(2 pages) 317 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

What Are The Alternatives To Modern Day Monogamy?

onogamy? Modern day monogamy is a flop. Any person can see this by looking at the continual rise in divorce rates among monogamous marriages around the world. It is evident that marriage is on the bri ... nd the world. It is evident that marriage is on the brink of extinction in the United States with a divorce rate of over 50 percent, and this rate is continuing to rise (1). A book can be published wi ...

(7 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Same Sex Marriage

ages are not even desired and plus these marriages do not last as long as expected because the U.S. divorce rate is 50%. Thus love is a large part of this whole concept of marriage but people marry fo ...

(3 pages) 69 3 3.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality