Kuwait-University-Journal-of-Law-header
Search
Journal of Law

Previous Issues

Advance Search
Year : From To Vol
Issue Discipline:
Author

Volume :37 Issue : 142 2011      Add To Cart                                                                    Download

Adjustment with Divorce in Kuwaiti Society: A Comparative Study Between Married and Divorce Sample.

Auther : Dr. Fahad A. Al-Nasser - Dr. Eissa M. Al-Balhan

     The study analyzes the social adjustment among a sample of Kuwaiti divorcee, comparing them with a sample of a married couples. The study have been conducted on a sample of 250 Kuwaitis aged between 20-55 (average 32.1) of standard deviation of (7.4). Adjustment scale was used to measure three dimensions, emotional (psychological) adjustment, adjustment within kinship, and social relationships adjustment out-side the family.
     The study found that there is a low self adjustment among divorcee, and there is no significant differences among the sample groups (P>.05). The study revealed that the average adjustment was about (63.4%) between divorcee and their family, and there is no significant differences among sample groups according to sex, age, and place of residency. (P>.05), but there is a substantial differences among groups according to level of education and level of income (P<0.05). Family adjustment rises among low educated and low income divorcees. Interaction between sex and income has revealed that high income divorced females are more adjusted than low income divorced females. The study has also revealed a decline in the indicator of adjustment between divorcee and society. Social relations outside family rises among young male divorcee, low educated, low income, and who live in outer governorates in comparison with high educated, high income older female divorcees, who live in outer governorates.
     The study revealed, that there are no substantial differences between the sample of divorcees and married persons in emotional adjustment.
     The study also showed, that divorcees group expressed higher adjustment than married group. Adjustment differs on the subgroups level according to education and governorate of residency, where adjustment will be substantially less among less educated divorcee, than the less educated married. Adjustment is lower within the low educated divorcees than high educated married persons. Furthermore adjustment is less in the group of divorcees who are living within the same governorates.

Journal of Law
Journal of Law

You are Visitor No.

107759

Journal of Law
Journal of Law
Tell your friendsJournal of Law
Journal of Law

Last Updated

Dec 26, 2021

Journal of Law
Journal of Law
Journal of Law

Please enter your email Here to receive our news

Journal of Law