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After Marriage EqualityThe Future of LGBT Rights

After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Carlos A. Ball (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book brings together twelve original essays by leading scholars of law, politics, and society to address the most important question facing the LGBT movement today: What does marriage equality ... More

Blaming MothersAmerican Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Linda C. Fentiman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814724828
eISBN:
9780814770290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724828.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the past several decades, medicine, the media, and popular culture have focused on mothers as the primary source of health risk for their children, even though American children are healthier than ... More

Childhood and Crime

Childhood and Crime

Claire McDiarmid

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781845860127
eISBN:
9781474406147
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860127.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book is a treatise on youth justice which examines the treatment, by the criminal law and the criminal justice system, of children who commit serious crimes. It draws on legal, philosophical and ... More

Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Sacha M. Coupet and Ellen Marrus (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723852
eISBN:
9780814724217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723852.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

American political and legal culture is uncomfortable with children's sexuality. While aware that sexual expression is a necessary part of human development, law rarely contemplates the complex ways ... More

Children's Rights Under and the Law

Children's Rights Under and the Law

Samuel Davis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199795482
eISBN:
9780190259990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795482.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book examines ways in which the law relates to children, from private law (torts, contracts, property, child labor, and emancipation) to public law (First Amendment rights of children in school, ... More

Common Law MarriageA Legal Institution for Cohabitation

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
Subject:
Law, Family Law

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

Comparative Succession LawVolume II: Intestate Succession

Comparative Succession Law: Volume II: Intestate Succession

Kenneth Reid, Marius de Waal, and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198747123
eISBN:
9780191809408
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747123.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

This book, the second of two volumes, considers the rules which apply where a person dies either without leaving a valid will, or leaving a will which fails to dispose of all of the person's assets. ... More

Conflict in the Shared HouseholdDomestic Violence and the Law in India

Conflict in the Shared Household: Domestic Violence and the Law in India

Indira Jaising and Pinki Mathur Anurag (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199489954
eISBN:
9780199095674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489954.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (PWDVA) was enacted following a concerted campaign by the Indian women’s movement. The Lawyers Collective authored the law in consultation ... More

The Constitutional ParentRights, Responsibilities, and the Enfranchisement of the Child

The Constitutional Parent: Rights, Responsibilities, and the Enfranchisement of the Child

Jeffrey Shulman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300191899
eISBN:
9780300206746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191899.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

It is commonly assumed that parents have long enjoyed a fundamental legal right to control the upbringing of their children, but this reading of the law is sorely incomplete. What is deeply rooted in ... More

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
Subject:
Law, Family Law

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

Courts and KidsPursuing Educational Equity through the State Courts

Courts and Kids: Pursuing Educational Equity through the State Courts

Michael A. Rebell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226706191
eISBN:
9780226706184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226706184.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Over the past thirty-five years, federal courts have dramatically retreated from actively promoting school desegregation. In the meantime, state courts have taken up the mantle of promoting the ... More

Cross CurrentsFamily Law and Policy in the US and England

Cross Currents: Family Law and Policy in the US and England

Sanford N. Katz, John Eekelaar, and Mavis MacLean

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This contribution to comparative family law brings together chapters on a comprehensive range of issues in family law in the United States and England, showing how they stand at the beginning of the ... More

Debating PatriarchyThe Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Debating Patriarchy: The Hindu Code Bill Controversy in India (1941–1956)

Chitra Sinha

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078944
eISBN:
9780199081479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078944.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The book explores a significant episode of Indian social history, the Hindu Code Bill controversy that stirred the Indian social consciousness in the mid-twentieth century. Revisiting the ... More

Divorced from RealityRethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Over the past thirty years, there has been a dramatic shift in the way the legal system approaches and resolves family disputes. Traditionally, family law dispute resolution was based on an ... More

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

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
Subject:
Law, Family Law

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

Failure to FlourishHow Law Undermines Family Relationships

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
Subject:
Law, Family Law

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

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
Subject:
Law, Family Law

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 and Personal Life

Family Law and Personal Life

John Eekelaar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198814085
eISBN:
9780191851742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814085.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Developments in the law, scholarship, and research since 2006 form a substantial part of the second edition of this book which sets the governance of personal relationships in the context of the ... 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
Subject:
Law, Family Law

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

Family Law in America

Family Law in America

Sanford N. Katz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199759224
eISBN:
9780199364800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759224.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

For many years family law was viewed as a study of the regulation of clearly defined relationships of husband and wife and parent and child. In the case of husband and wife, it was ... More

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