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July 1999: Lesbian Cohabitants in Canada

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the decision of the Canadian Supreme Court in M v H (1999) 2 SCR 3 in which that court held that a same-sex couple should be treated as “spouses” for the purposes of legislation permitting ... More


April 2005: A Wealth of Measures

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the variety of measures contained in what became the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006, including amendments to the Matrimonial Homes (Family Protection) (Scotland) Act 1981; the restructuring ... More


October 2006: Lesbian Families, Parenthood and Contact

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the House of Lords decision in Re G (Children) [2006] UKHL 42, which was an utterly unexceptional contact dispute between a non-resident claimant who wanted to continue and build a ... More


January 2009: Parenthood Reborn

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0039
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 amended the parenthood provisions previously contained in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990, updating them to give recognition to the ... More


October 2010: Two by Two, by Two

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0046
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Explores what changes would be necessary if the Scottish law of marriage were to be extended to same-sex couples. Discusses the European Court of Human Rights decision in Schalk & Kopf v Austria, the ... More


Situation comedy: homosexuality and male camaraderie

Rebecca Feasey

in Masculinity and Popular Television

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748627974
eISBN:
9780748651184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627974.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Situation comedies (sitcoms) have been categorised as those humorous classical narrative shows that use regular characters, a routine setting and variations of the same plot, over and over again. ... More


January 2002: “Family Life”, Same-Sex Couples and Damages for Non-Patrimonial Loss

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

A commentary of its time. There is created a fictitious application to the European Court of Human Rights complaining of Scots law refusal to recognise a same sex couple for the purposes of a ... More


January 2003: Extensive New Rights for Same-Sex Couples

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Discusses the implications of Mendoza v Ghaidan while it was still at the Court of Appeal stage. This commentary suggests that its implications are great (as was subsequently proven when the case ... More


Happy endings and closure

James MacDowell

in Happy Endings in Hollywood Cinema: Cliché, Convention and the Final Couple

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748680177
eISBN:
9780748693825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680177.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It is very common for scholars to treat the ‘happy ending’ as inseparable from definitive narrative closure. Chapter 2 looks in detail at this association by examining the degrees of closure which ... More


Family Secrets

Catherine Dousteyssier-Khoze

in Claude Chabrol's Aesthetics of Opacity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692606
eISBN:
9781474444651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692606.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The (bourgeois) family becomes the focus of intense investigation and dislocation in Chabrol’s films and this chapter examines its subversive representation through the following key issues: incest, ... More


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