termination of marriage

Broader Term: marriage67 Documents

Scope Note

Methods (e.g., desertion, separation, annulment, divorce); prevalence of each; reasons (e.g., cruelty, infidelity, laziness, sterility); initiative and rights of each gender; procedure; residence readjustments; allocation of children (e.g., to mother, to father, to parent least at fault, division by age or gender); property arrangements (e.g., return of bride-price, alimony); subsequent relations of divorced spouses; social attitudes toward separation and divorce; etc.

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