Divorce and Gender Inequality

Explain how the increase in divorces and remarriages is related to family diversity, social class inequality, and social change.
Discuss the reasons why the economic impact of divorce is often particularly negative for women. Do you expect the gender differences in the economic fallout of divorce to change over the next decade? Why or why not?
Who is most likely to remarry after a divorce, and why? Think critically about your answer and analyze it within the framework of one social theory.