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The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes

The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes

Patrick Parkinson and Judy Cashmore

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199237791
eISBN:
9780191717222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237791.001.0001

This book examines whether and how children should be involved in the process of resolving family law disputes. Although there is widespread acceptance in the Western world that the views of children ... More

Family Law and Personal Life

Family Law and Personal Life

John Eekelaar

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199535422
eISBN:
9780191707384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535422.001.0001

The book sees the governance of personal relationships as the exercise of power, from the traditional assumptions of patriarchy and the control one generation seeks to exercise over its successor, to ... More

Family Law in America

Family Law in America

Sanford N. Katz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199264346
eISBN:
9780191718502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264346.001.0001

For many years family law was viewed as a study of the regulation of relationships of husband and wife, and parent and child. By the close of the 20th century, basic questions about who should be ... More

Same Sex Relationships

Same Sex Relationships: From 'Odious Crime' to 'Gay Marriage'

Stephen Cretney

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297733
eISBN:
9780191711275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297733.001.0001

Until 1967 homosexual men were being sent to prison for having a relationship. Since 2005, same sex couples have been able to get married — although the law describes the relationship as a ‘civil ... More

Family Law Volume 2

Family Law Volume 2: Marriage, Divorce, and Matrimonial Litigation

Flavia Agnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072201
eISBN:
9780199081301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072201.001.0001

This book fills the void within the rubric of a contemporary and evolving discipline, ‘gender and law’, which is interdisciplinary in its approach. In this context, it specifically fills the gap ... More

Law, Law Reform and the Family

Law, Law Reform and the Family

Stephen Cretney

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268710
eISBN:
9780191683565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268710.001.0001

This collection of essays examines the process and problems of law reform with special reference to the development of family law. The author demonstrates the different pressures and influences that ... More

Older People in Law and Society

Older People in Law and Society

Jonathan Herring

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.001.0001

This book examines the legal rights and responsibilities of older people. Although the focus is particularly on the legal issues surrounding old age it draws extensively on the gerentological, ... More

Common Law Marriage

Common Law Marriage: A Legal Institution for Cohabitation

Göran Lind

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366815
eISBN:
9780199867837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366815.001.0001

This book is a comprehensive analysis of common law marriage. Part I provides a cultural and historical history of the subject, from Ancient Roman Law to Medieval Canon Law, and analyzes the ... More

Postcolonial Politics and Personal Laws

Postcolonial Politics and Personal Laws: Colonial Legal Legacies and the Indian State

Rina Verma Williams

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195680140
eISBN:
9780199081721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195680140.001.0001

This book explores the postcolonial state in India in a longitudinal perspective. It concentrates on the religious legal system of personal laws in India. These laws are a prime example of continuity ... More

Law and Gender Inequality

Law and Gender Inequality: The Politics of Women's Rights in India

Flavia Agnes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195655247
eISBN:
9780199081189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195655247.001.0001

This volume explores gender inequality and the politics of women’s rights in India. It provides an invaluable analysis of the current trends of the debate on Uniform Civil Code located within a ... More

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