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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 18.99
For many divorced women, the prospect of reentering the dating game is a daunting one. Too often they are afraid of another failure and of not being able to get past their own feelings of inadequacy. This fear of intimacy with another man keeps many single mothers from sticking their toes back in the relationship waters. The challenges of raising... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.00
?I feel like I?ve joined an enormous club, something like the Veterans of Foreign Wars. We are weary with battle fatigue and sometimes even gripped by nostalgia for the good old, bad old days, but our numbers are large,? writes Theo Pauline Nestor in this wry, fiercely honest chronicle of life after divorce. Less than an hour after confronting her... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 95.00
The popular referendum of 1974 which affirmed Italy's recently-won divorce law is widely regarded as a turning point in modern Italian history, but the long story behind that struggle has remained largely unfamiliar. Using the debates over divorce as a lens, this book is a study of the quest to modernize Italy, Italians, and Italian marriage. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2005; US$ 13.95
As a twelve-year-old girl, Maria Housden?s vision of a happy future included everything that society expects girls to yearn for: a home, a husband, and, of course, children. Life had other plans. Unraveled is Housden?s riveting and thoughtful story of how, after the death of her young daughter, she found the courage to break away from her role as... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 33.00
Yossef Rapoport explores the prevalence of divorce in medieval Islamic society. In so doing, he reveals that women possessed a surprising level of economic independence which they manipulated to initiate divorce as often as men. The book makes a significant contribution to the social history of an understudied period. more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 16.99
The inside scoop... for when you want more than the official line! Sad. Mad. Scared. Stressed. Distraught. Distracted. Overwhelmed. Divorce dredges up so many emotions and entails so many financial and legal issues, it's difficult to stay rational and keep your life on track. This savvy, updated guide empowers you to take constructive steps toward... more...
- McGraw-Hill 2003; US$ 19.95
Mel Krantzler, Ph.D. is a psychologist and director of The Creative Divorce, Love, and Marriage Counseling Center. He is the author of several books, including the bestseller Creative Divorce . Patricia Biondi Krantzler is the author of The Heart of a Woman . Together, they have written several books, including The New Creative Divorce and The Seven... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 69.95
From the end of the Revolution until 1851, the Virginia legislature granted most divorces in the state. It granted divorces rarely, however, turning down two-thirds of those who petitioned for them. Men and women who sought release from unhappy marriages faced a harsh legal system buttressed by the political, religious, and communal cultures of southern... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 42.95
Cruelty and Companionship is an account of the intimate but darker sides of marriage in Victorian and Edwardian England. Hammerton draws upon previously unpublished material from the records of the divorce court and magistrates' courts to challenge many popular views about changing family patterns. His findings open a rare window onto the sexual... more...