Unformatted text preview: work resulting in less income, change jobs so they can stay ahead of the court system, having their employers misreport their number of hours worked, and sometimes even work strictly for illegal cash businesses. Additionally family court is time consuming for the women and therefore they may be less likely to pursue child support claims. 4. In the Parker-Pope article the study’s results showed that people who were divorced or widowed and then subsequently remarried correlated with an improvement in health relative to those who remained unmarried. Regardless, they never completely recover from the physical declines associated with marital loss. 12% more chronic health problems and 19% more mobility problems are experienced as opposed to people who have been continuously married....
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- Spring '10
- child support, Paul Havas Economics, Hekker, non-paid homemaking work, Gender Professor Mammen