LET’S TALK ABOUT DIVORCE - MEN’S EXPERIENCES, CHALLENGES, COPING RESOURCES AND SUGGESTIONS FOR SOCIAL WORK SUPPORT

There is a lacuna in the body of knowledge, from social work specifically, on the topic of men and divorce. This prompted the researchers to embark on a qualitative research journey with the aim of exploring men's experiences of divorce, the challenges they faced and their coping strategies, an...

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Published in: Social Work Vol. 54; no. 1; pp. 69 - 90
Main Authors: Mnyango, Reginald Phumlani, Alpaslan, Nicky
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Portuguese
Afrikaans
Published: Department of Social Work, Stellenbosch University/ Universiteit Stellenbosch 04-01-2018
Stellenbosch University
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Summary: There is a lacuna in the body of knowledge, from social work specifically, on the topic of men and divorce. This prompted the researchers to embark on a qualitative research journey with the aim of exploring men's experiences of divorce, the challenges they faced and their coping strategies, and to gather suggestions for social work support. This paper reports the findings and conclusions based on the interviews conducted with 12 divorced men. In addition, recommendations are put forward.
ISSN: 2312-7198
0037-8054
2312-7198
DOI: 10.15270/54-1-615