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dc.contributor.authorLim, Si Hui.
dc.description.abstractDespite growing prevalence of divorce, studies on divorce continue to proceed in a dualist manner that identifies ‘winners’ and ‘losers’. This leads to an overwhelming amount of literature focusing on the effects divorce has on women and children, while studies on men remain scarce. As economic conditions of contemporary societies ‘feminize’ – where men can no longer find job security – how men experience divorce is what this paper seeks to address. This is an exploratory study aimed at gathering insights on how men experience divorce. Findings of this study concur with existing literature on delayed male mourning patterns and slight job/financial ‘instability’ resulting from divorce. Divorce for men is experienced in a highly individualized manner and men have to actively prove/demonstrate parental fitness to the Court to gain child custody. Findings of this research sheds light on how society understands gender identities, that in turn affects how divorce proceeds and how individuals experience divorce.en_US
dc.format.extent38 p.en_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Family, marriage and womenen_US
dc.titleMen and divorce in Singapore.en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorSun Hsiao-Li Shirleyen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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