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Dividing the Child

Social and Legal Dilemmas of Custody

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PAPERBACK

$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674212954

Publication Date: 08/19/1998

Short

416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

34 figures, 68 tables

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Questions about how children fare in divided families have become as perplexing and urgent as they are common. In this landmark work on custody arrangements, the developmental psychologist Eleanor Maccoby and the legal scholar Robert Mnookin examine the social and legal realities of how divorcing parents make arrangements for their children.

Awards & Accolades

  • 1993 William J. Goode Book Award, Sociology of the Family Section of the American Sociological Association
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