By Sharon Ee Ling Quah
This e-book offers a sociological account on marital dissolution that engages and extends theorisations on individualisation and the modern supplier of non-public relationships to debate how the adventure of divorce may not be all debilitating yet to the contrary, may supply possibilities for productiveness, self-responsibility and dating formation. utilizing Singaporean divorcees’ narrative money owed, the publication explores how divorcees form and build what the writer refers to as, a divorce biography, to finish their unsatisfying marriages, do something about the difficulty, negotiate the linked dangers, organise post-divorce own groups and make destiny plans. It uncovers how divorcees navigate their divorce biographies in the monetary, coverage and social context they're situated in and examines the stipulations that facilitate or prevent the pursuit of productiveness in several features in their post-divorce lives. faraway from a customary tale of divorce, this e-book offers the range and complexity of Singaporean divorce biographies. The learn demanding situations destructive discourses linked to divorce and gives a extra nuanced viewpoint by means of discussing either the precarious and efficient elements of the adventure. extra importantly, it presents a serious dialogue at the constrained definition of family members general in Singaporean society, and exhibits how post-divorce family members existence and practices proceed to thrive regardless of the rupture of marriage.
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