Belonging and Trust: Divorce and Social Capital

Margaret F. Brinig

Notre Dame Law School

February 22, 2011

Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 11-08

To whom do spouses belong? Do they belong to their communities as well as each other and their immediate families? These questions are explored in an empirical paper demonstrating ways in which social capital in communities may affect even the marriages of people living in them.

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Keywords: Social capital, divorce, family law, communities, belonging, trust

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Date posted: February 24, 2011  

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Brinig, Margaret F., Belonging and Trust: Divorce and Social Capital (February 22, 2011). Notre Dame Legal Studies Paper No. 11-08. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1767431 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1767431

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Margaret Friedlander Brinig (Contact Author)
Notre Dame Law School ( email )
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Notre Dame, IN 46556-0780
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