Relaxation and dissolution of marriage in Latin America

Authored by: Nicolás Espejo-Yaksic , Fabiola Lathrop-Gómez

Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy

Print publication date:  May  2014
Online publication date:  May  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415640404
eBook ISBN: 9780203796221
Adobe ISBN: 9781134447534

10.4324/9780203796221.ch2_5

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Abstract

In the light of statistics, and as in other regions of the world, the traditional model of the family in Latin America is experiencing a crisis. 1 While some authors see a steady increase in divorce rates as the main factor of this crisis, 2 available socio-legal studies have pointed out that the transformation of the traditional family model in the region has multiple causes, and that the spread of divorce is far from being the main one. 3

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