After divorce: fathers and children

After divorce:
fathers and children

Shevchenko I.O.

Doc. Sci. (Sociol.), Leading Researcher of the Scientific and Educational Center, Prof., Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia

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Shevchenko I.O. After divorce: fathers and children. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 3. P. 70-77


Relations between fathers and children after parents’ divorce are studied disclosing following conditions influencing these relations: child’s age at the moment of divorce, behavior of parents and other relatives, father’s preparedness to partake in child’s life, father’s place of residence and employment. Three stages in development of relations are ascertained, and types of father’s behavior in the process of and after divorce are discussed. It is noted that socialization process of children after divorce has its specifics in the present-day situation.

father; mother; children; divorcee; father-children relations; socialization
Content No 3, 2015