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Source: Law and Society Review
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1. Jacob, Herbert
Another Look at No-Fault Divorce and the Post-Divorce Finances of Women
Law and Society Review 23,1 (February 1989): 95-115
Cohort(s): Young Women
Publisher: Sage Publications
Keyword(s): Child Support; Divorce; Wages, Women; Work Experience

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Findings from recent studies by Lenore J. Weitzman (eg, see IRPS No. 30/85c00570) and others suggest that no-fault divorce has harmed women. These findings are tested by examining the effects of no-fault divorce on the financial situation of women using 1968-1983 data on salary and wage income, home ownership, and child support from the young women's cohort of the National Longitudinal Surveys of Labor Market Experience conducted by the US Bureau of Census. Analysis does not support the hypothesis that no-fault divorce produces adverse financial effects; rather, it appears that no-fault has had little effect on women's finances. Alternative models that might explain how divorce law affects the financial condition of women are suggested. 6 Tables, 33 References. (Copyright 1989, Sociological Abstracts, Inc., all rights reserved.)
Bibliography Citation
Jacob, Herbert. "Another Look at No-Fault Divorce and the Post-Divorce Finances of Women." Law and Society Review 23,1 (February 1989): 95-115.
2. Massoglia, Michael
Incarceration, Health, and Racial Disparities in Health.
Law and Society Review 42,2 (June 2008): 275-306
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing, Inc. => Wiley Online
Keyword(s): Health, Mental; Health/Health Status/SF-12 Scale; Incarceration/Jail; Racial Differences

This article addresses two basic questions. First, it examines whether incarceration has a lasting impact on health functioning. Second, because blacks are more likely than whites to be exposed to the negative effects of the penal system--including fractured social bonds, reduced labor market prospects, and high levels of infectious disease--it considers whether the penal system contributes to racial health disparities. Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth and both regression and propensity matching estimators, the article empirically demonstrates a significant relationship between incarceration and later health status. More specifically, incarceration exerts lasting effects on midlife health functioning. In addition, this analysis finds that, due primarily to disproportionate rates of incarceration, the penal system plays a role in perpetuating racial differences in midlife physical health functioning. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

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Bibliography Citation
Massoglia, Michael. "Incarceration, Health, and Racial Disparities in Health." Law and Society Review 42,2 (June 2008): 275-306.