Divorce Rate Sociology

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1) The major challenges family sociologist face when answering the question, “What is the current divorce rate”? Also the accurate way to answer this question is by simply explaining the fact that there is no actual divorce rate in the United States. Yet ways that they can make it more understandable is to explain why divorces are so high in today’s society. In comparing the numbers of divorces today with historical times, they can present the percentages of past and present divorce couples in percentages. Although it is difficult for sociologist to narrow the divorce rate down to actual decreases and increases, the breakdown of crude, refined, and divorce- marriage rates of couples in combination with the ages of divorce couples in the past
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