Amelie Hofmann, M.A.
Doktorandin, Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin
Working Title: What do we owe to the children of separated parents?
To answer this question, the dissertation project combines philosophical theories on the normativity and value of family relationships as well as empirical studies on families in divorce contexts. A parental separation is associated with changes in the relationships and living conditions of the family that pose a risk to a well-functioning family system. In this context, empirical studies show that the children affected often suffer from a loss of emotional security and continuity of care. The aim of the dissertation project therefore is to investigate ways to promote the wellbeing of children in divorce contexts and to determine who is responsible for this.