Married Cooperators: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Married Cooperators

1st Edition

By J. Don Bloom

Routledge

148 pages

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Description

First published in 1997 in the context of dramatically rising divorce rates, this volume examines Non-Discordant Marital Separations (NMS), what holds families together in difficult times and family support mechanisms. Factors in tension with that unity, such as when couples have to live apart due to work-related travel, questions of identity, causes of extra-marital affairs and the ‘greedy’ world of work are considered. This unique book portraying how parents and children cope with employment will be of interest to academics and lay people who are concerned about the impact of work on family life.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Methodology. 3. Children and Adults. 4. Individuals, Identity and Society. 5. Money and Chores. 6. Companionship and Communication. 7. Loneliness, Sexuality and Extra-Marital Affairs. 8. Hail and Farewell. 9. Support Mechanisms and the Extended Family. 10. What Holds the Family Together.

About the Author

Don J. Bloom

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General