Title Women Without Husbands: An Exploration of the Margins of Marriage
Binding Soft Cover
Book Condition Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher UK Macmillan Education 1991
0333513665 / 9780333513668
Seller ID 050017
188 indexed pages.. Increasing numbers of women live outside marriage or in marriages in which partners live largely separate lives. This book looks at the lives of such women, their sources of social and economic support as well as how they manage and organize their household routines. It explores the implications of their of their marginality to marriage for their domestic power, their familial relationships and their independent identity. Contents: Women and the margins of marriage; conceptual themes and issues; emotional and personal lives; support from family and friends; economic circumstances; household routines and domestic power; relationships with children; reconstituting marriages and partnerships.