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In the summer season of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived by means of educate in Washington, D. C. , to start an internship within the White condominium press place of work. The Kennedy management had reinvigorated the capital and the country—and Mimi used to be wanting to give a contribution. For a tender lady from a privileged yet sheltered upbringing, the activity used to be the opportunity of an entire life. even though she begun as a lowly intern, Mimi made an impact on Kennedy’s internal circle and, after simply 3 days on the White condo, she used to be awarded to the President himself.
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Extra resources for Demographic aspects of the changing status of women in Europe: Proceedings of the Second European Population Seminar The Hague/Brussels, December 13–17, 1976
To link the coneept 'status of women' with other social phenomena it is more practical to measure only those factors (directly related to the concept) whose causal influenee can be assumed on theoretieal grounds. But for a study of the relation between the changing status of women and demographie eonsequences, other factors ean be profitably explored. We have in mind such phenomena as urbanization, secularization, modernization, etc. In the long run the most fruitful approach is to employ the basie theories on change in human behaviour into which more specific concepts like the changing status of women have been incorporated.
The question whether the differential remarriage rate is due to sheer availability (lack of males in some age bracket), or to differential position on the (re)marriage market (women having lower positions or relatively more role handicaps, compared to men), could be documented, and the relative importance of both factors could be clarified if it were possible to control for age and numbers in the structure of the (re)-marriage market. The Belgian figures suggest that there is a differential availability of partners for male and female divorcees.
It would indicate that both parties aim either at settlement or legislation, reflecting that they have a more equal position. The imbalance in filing suit for divorce, the imbalance in carrying through a divorce suit to a divorce decree not only reflects the economic dependence of wives on their husbands, it also reflects the asymmetrical task division, or role segregation. 3. WOMEN AND REMARRIAGE Statistics on remarriage are scarce and so are the research results. Both sources suggest however differential behaviour according to sex.