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SOC 605 Study Guide - Final Guide: Scientific Management, Parenting, Sandwich Generation

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SOC 605
Kelly Train
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The law except for Quebec were all based on British law. However, we
started to see Canadian presence shortly after 1749.
There wasn’t any divorce law
The only person was allowed to get divorced Henry VIII. All of his male
children did not survive, this is the way he kept changing his wives. He
needed get divorced. However. Catholic church, in particularly Pope,
owned everyone and monarchs had to report and pay taxes to Pope. When
Henry went him to get a permission to get divorced, Pope turned him
down. This is the major reason why, he was appauled by the fact that
someone told him what to do. He pointed himself as Anglican church.
However, he was the only one who had a right to divorce. Which is why
there is no divorce.
There is no question about legitimacy or illegitimacy
Pre 1753-
Divorce was private active parliament which meant you had to know
people who occupied parliament.
Available was only elite,
Husbands had committed in aggravated act such as sodomy-
code word for homosexual act-, incest, rape- it did not mean
that your husband rape you, it meant that your husbands raped
a virgin
However, you needed to prove
It was only for you and your particular circumstances- i.e. you are
extremely wealthy
Suffragette established family courts which made divorce accessible to
middle class
Divorce was secularized as well as marriage. You did not have to religious
marriage ceremony.
However, women still need to prove their husbands committed in
aggravated adultery, vice versa wife-simple act adultery
This is the period known as Victorian era
Women lost any kind of power they had. When you got married starting
from Victorian era, it was considered civil dead for women. Women lost
their property rights, husbands had the right to control women's legal
rights and wage.
I.e. calling women such as Mrs. George Bush- diminishing women's identity
There was no possibility for divorce- because they eliminated the all kinds
of divorce to reinforce patriarchy and nuclear family
Women started to have rights like controlling their wage and property
Divorce Law
History of divorce and custody
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Women started to have rights like controlling their wage and property
However, divorce was a horrible social stigma. Despite the fact that
marriage was horrible for women, women avoid getting divorce
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