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Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective

Corporal Punishment of Children in Theoretical Perspective

Michael Donnelly and Murray Straus (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300085471
eISBN:
9780300133806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300085471.001.0001

Despite being commonplace in American households a generation ago, corporal punishment of children has been subjected to criticism and shifting attitudes in recent years. Many school districts have ... 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

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

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

Law and Childhood Studies

Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Michael Freeman (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.001.0001

The Current Legal Issues series is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law ... More

Equality for Same-Sex Couples

Equality for Same-Sex Couples: The Legal Recognition of Gay Partnerships in Europe and the United States

Yuval Merin

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226520315
eISBN:
9780226520339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226520339.001.0001

During the past three decades, nations all over the world have been debating whether to allow same-sex couples to marry, or at least grant these couples various rights associated with marriage. This ... More

Nation and Family

Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Narendra Subramanian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.001.0001

The distinct personal laws that govern the principal religious groups are a major aspect of Indian multiculturalism and secularism, and support specific gendered rights in family life. Nation and ... More

Failure to Flourish

Failure to Flourish: How Law Undermines Family Relationships

Clare Huntington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195385762
eISBN:
9780199366965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385762.001.0001

Failure to Flourish: How Law Undermines Family Relationships argues that the legal regulation of families stands fundamentally at odds with the needs of families. Strong, stable, positive ... 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

Our Children, Their Children

Our Children, Their Children: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Differences in American Juvenile Justice

Darnell F. Hawkins and Kimberly Kempf-Leonard (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319889
eISBN:
9780226319919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319919.001.0001

This book argues that a second-rate and increasingly punitive juvenile justice system is allowed to persist because most people believe it is designed for children in other ethnic and socioeconomic ... More

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