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Collateral Damage: The Children of Divorce

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/9780691149820.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the rules and standards that courts are supposed to use in awarding custody, and how these rules and standards have shifted over the years. It also looks at the troubling issue ... More


‘First Catch Your Criminal’: Obtaining Custody of Accused

Rachel Kerr

in The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: An Exercise in Law Politics and Diplomacy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199263059
eISBN:
9780191601422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263051.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the legal framework, politics, and logistics involved in the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia’s apprehension of the accused. It considers custody ... More


Otway v. Otway Private and public separation, 1790–1811

Lawrence Stone

in Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202547
eISBN:
9780191675393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202547.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

What this story brings out so vividly is the intense concern by family friends and legal advisers to avoid the shame and disgrace of airing domestic grievances in open court. On the other hand, such ... More


Keeping Company with Ghosts

Janet Y. Chen

in Guilty of Indigence: The Urban Poor in China, 1900-1953

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152103
eISBN:
9781400839988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152103.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter shows how the GMD regime proved incapable of coping with increasing urban disorder in both Shanghai and Beijing. With refugees from battleground areas in the countryside continuously ... More


The Decision in Miranda v. Arizona

Lawrence S. Wrightsman and Mary L. Pitman

in The Miranda Ruling: Its Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730902
eISBN:
9780199776986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730902.003.003
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter describes the crime and the subsequent police interrogation and trial, all of which led to the 1966 Supreme Court decision ruling that criminal defendants had the right to counsel or to ... More


Kinship Foster Care: Policy, Practice, and Research

Rebecca L. Hegar and Maria Scannapieco (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109405
eISBN:
9780199865789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109405.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

As the number of children in foster care increases and the number of potential foster families declines, more than thirty-one percent of all children in state custody are now being placed with ... More


How the Deck is Stacked Against Mothers

Mariko Lin Chang

in Shortchanged: Why Women Have Less Wealth and What Can Be Done About It

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367690
eISBN:
9780199944101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367690.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter investigates the effect that parenthood has on wealth for men and for women. Whether married or single, women who become mothers are placed in a “no-win” situation. For every year a ... More


Children and young people in custody: Managing the risk

Maggie Blyth, Chris Wright, and Robert Newman (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422613
eISBN:
9781447301752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422613.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Over the last decade, the reformed youth justice system has seen increases in the numbers of children and young people in custody, a sharp rise in indeterminate sentences and the continuing deaths of ... More


Legal Responses to Alienation and Parent Contact Problems

Barbara Jo Fidler, Nicholas Bala, and Michael A. Saini

in Children Who Resist Postseparation Parental Contact: A Differential Approach for Legal and Mental Health Professionals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895496
eISBN:
9780199980086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895496.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter addresses the issue of contact problems through the lens of the best interests of the child, an approach that is now dominant in the developed world. It begins with a discussion of the ... More


Out of Sight, NOT Out of Mind: Important Information for Incarcerated Parents Whose Children Are in Foster Care

Children of Incarcerated Parents Program NYC Administration for Children’s Services

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter offers an excerpt of “Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind,” a manual written by staff at the Administration for Children Services, the child protective agency in New York City, which provides ... More


The Repetitions of History

Robin Feldman

in The Role of Science in Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368581
eISBN:
9780199867455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368581.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter traces the instinct to reach for science in American legal doctrine back through the 1800s. It examines both the more formal legal theory movements as well as individual doctrinal ... More


Non-Custodial Restraint

DAVID CLARK and GERARD McCOY

in The Most Fundamental Legal Right: Habeas Corpus in the Commonwealth

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198265849
eISBN:
9780191715280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265849.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the question of whether a person who is on bail or under non-custodial restraint can apply for habeas corpus. The jurisdictions are divided on this question, and indeed in some ... More


Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today

Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad, Jane I. Smith, and Kathleen M. Moore

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195177831
eISBN:
9780199850716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177831.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The treatment and role of women is one of the most discussed and controversial aspects of Islam. In this volume, three scholars of Islam survey the situation of women in Islam, focusing on how Muslim ... More


The Consequences of Possession

Eric Descheemaeker (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748693641
eISBN:
9781474400930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693641.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

The comparative law of property is a budding, but still extremely underdeveloped, field of study; yet its importance is self-evident in an age of Europeanisation of law and legal scholarship. ... More


Family Law: The Search for Equality

Chibli Mallat

in Introduction to Middle Eastern Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199230495
eISBN:
9780191710926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230495.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter introduces family law from the point of view of legislative reform and the position of women in the legal system. The central thesis sees Alexis de Tocqueville's concept of the ‘age of ... More


Pray for Elián: Religion and Politics in Miami

Miguel A. De La Torre

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the story of Elián Gonzalez. Cuban Catholic priests and laity supported the efforts of Elián's uncle to gain custody of Elián. Cubans flocked to Elián's uncle's home and drew ... More


Regulating Police Detention: Voices from Behind Closed Doors

John Kendall

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447343516
eISBN:
9781447343714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447343516.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Custody visitors are volunteers who, under a statutory scheme, make unannounced visits to police custody blocks and check on the welfare of detainees, in all parts of England and Wales. This book ... More


Grafton v. Grafton Private separation and public divorce, 1756–1769

Lawrence Stone

in Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202547
eISBN:
9780191675393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202547.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Few if any break-ups of marriage in the 18th century are recorded in such intimate detail as the Grafton affair, based as it is upon a remarkable set of private correspondence between the husband and ... More


Private Separation

Lawrence Stone

in Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226512
eISBN:
9780191678646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226512.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses private separation, common among the middling sort and the elite. It traces the early history of the private separation deed from 1650 to 1760, as well as its legality from ... More


April 2007: Bring Them Home

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/9781845861193.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Cases continue to frequent the court that are applications for return of a child under the Hague International Child Abduction Convention. A number of recent Scottish decisions are discussed which ... More


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