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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2012 DOI: 10.1163/156853111X619201 Asian Journal of Social Science 39 (2011) 725–750 brill.nl/ajss Divorce Trends in Asia Premchand Dommaraju and Gavin Jones Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore Abstract This paper presents and

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

See Marriage and Divorce

In: The Encyclopedia of Christianity Online

 see marriage and divorce

In: Encyclopaedia of the Qur'ān Online

| Boston, 1960, , Chapter sections   1. The evolution of rules of jurisdiction in divorce pp. 74  2. Independent evolution of American law pp. 77  3. The wife's separate domicile pp. 78  4. English divorce jurisdiction—when based on residence pp. 81  5. The recognition of foreign divorce decrees pp. 84  6

[German version] The dissolution of marriage through divorce appears to have been possible everywhere in antiquity from Mesopotamia to Rome, of course not always in the same way for men and women. Thus in Egypt in the 1st millennium BC it was possible for women as well as men to make a declaration

In: Brill's New Pauly Online

originally executed through a divorce formula, pronounced orally (Hos 2:4), but Deut 24:1, 3 knows of the practice of preparing a written document. Later, Jewish law required both a written letter of div...

In: Religion Past and Present Online

, reveals the irretrievable breakdown of his marriage, and declares his intention to divorce his estranged wife. In response to the man’s public confession, his wife makes clear her intention to save her marriage and keep her family intact, mentioning that their three grown-up children also do not want them

In: Brill Research Perspectives in Family Law in a Global Society
Korean divorce law still adheres to fault-based divorce. According to a majority of the Supreme Court, the main reason for not admitting a no-fault policy is that the preconditions for systems for financially protecting the spouse and children after divorce have not yet been satisfied in Korea. However, there is not much time left, so we must use this golden time for preparing protective measures for divorced women and their children, through legislative efforts. Re-conceptualizing pension entitlements as the object of property division through Court rulings and legislation deserves to be highly evaluated. It is also noteworthy that a belated but wise establishment of the state agency to enforce child support obligations and its soft landing may be seen.

, about one year later, they married at a Dutch local town hall. One month later they contracted a Muslim marriage ( nikāḥ ), followed by a wedding celebration, both in the Netherlands. The marriage did not last long; three years after they were married they divorced, civilly. The Islamic marriage

In: Islamic Law and Society

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2012 DOI: 10.1163/156853111X619229 Asian Journal of Social Science 39 (2011) 776–796 brill.nl/ajss Explaining the Recent Upturn in Divorce in Indonesia: Developmental Idealism and the Effect of Political Change Mark Cammack and Tim Heaton Southwestern Law School

In: Asian Journal of Social Science