Broken Homes

A Study of Family Desertion and Its Social Treatment
Joanna C. Colcord
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216 pages
January, 1970
ISBN: n/a

Broken Homes attempts to analyze the causal factors that lead husbands and fathers to desert their families. It asks why men desert their wives and children and what steps can be taken for both preventative and corrective treatment. Published in 1919, this book is a careful examination of relationships and the motives behind marriage, detailing the history of desertion laws and providing additional strategies for social workers in assisting deserted families.

JOANNA C. COLCORD was superintendent of the Charity Organization Society of the City of New York.


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