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Courts and the Construction of Childhood: A New Way of Thinking

John Tobin

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter explores what is meant by a new way of judicial thinking in which children are conceived of as independent subjects with rights and entitlements as opposed to mere objects in need of ... More


Children's Participation in Court Proceedings when Parents Divorce or Separate: Legal Constructions and Lived Experiences

E. Kay, M. Tisdall, and F. Morrison

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Children's participation generally — and children's participation in court proceedings when their parents divorce or separate specifically — has gained considerable policy and practice prominence. In ... More


New Zealand Children and Young People's Perspectives on Relocation Following Parental Separation

Megan Gollop and Nicola Taylor

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Relocation disputes following parental separation are difficult to resolve by parents and the Family Court alike. Such disputes arise when the resident parent seeks to relocate with the children and ... More


Litigating the Child's Right to a Life Free from Violence: Seeking the Prohibition of Parental Physical Punishment of Children Through the Courts

Aoife Nolan

in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Litigation efforts seeking the prohibition of parental physical punishment (PPP) have met with mixed success. While some judicial and quasi-judicial bodies have been prepared to hold that such ... More


The Rise of Sexual Freedom

Joanna L. Grossman and Lawrence M. Friedman

in Inside the Castle: Law and the Family in 20th Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149820
eISBN:
9781400839773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149820.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses some of the dramatic changes in the law relating to sexual behavior since the middle of the twentieth century. The ultimate cause, of course, was changing sexual mores. But at ... More


Polygamy, Monogamy, and Marriage Justice

Stephen Macedo

in Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166483
eISBN:
9781400865857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166483.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines a variety of principled factors that help to distinguish plural marriage from same-sex marriage as a matter of both justice and constitutional principle. It also reviews the ... More


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
Subject:
Law, Family Law

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


The Family and the Law: Reform of the English Family Justice System Towards the End of the Twentieth Century

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

This book is about the interaction of the law and social relationships and practices. A central part of that interaction takes place in courts of law, but concern about the ineffectiveness of the law ... More


The Family Justice Process 1900–1970

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The decision to grant a divorce was regarded as so important that only the High Court had the power to do so. But while this not only made the process very expensive, increasing demand (especially in ... 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


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