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The State, Parent and Child: (3) Child Care Legislation at a Time of Transition, 1969–1989

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/9780199280919.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The case of Maria Colwell brought into question the application of the hitherto accepted principle that the mere fact that a child could be better cared for by others was not a justification for ... More


Disputing Children

Michael Freeman

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

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268208
eISBN:
9780191683442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268208.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Fifty years ago there were disputes over children—many fewer than there are now because there were many fewer divorces and Britain was a less rights-conscious society—but their character was very ... More


The Conservative age: liberal moments amid poverty, ill-health and punishment, 1979–97

Harry Hendrick

in Child welfare: Historical dimensions, contemporary debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344779
eISBN:
9781447301721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344779.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter considers child health during the Conservative age. It starts with a discussion of the increasing inequalities in child health, and identifies three considerations with regards to child ... More


The repeal of Section 41 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and related reforms: is the state turning a blind eye to the needs of children in divorce proceedings?

Mervyn Murch

in Supporting Children When Parents Separate: Embedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447345947
eISBN:
9781447345992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345947.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Section S.18 of the Children and Families Act 2014 repealed s41 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. Generally known as the welfare check in undefended divorce cases where there were no accompanying ... More


History

Mark Smith

in Rethinking residential child care: Positive perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349088
eISBN:
9781447303268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349088.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the ideas of earlier generations of practice, and outlines some of the twists and turns of policy, practice, and ideology that have contributed to how residential child care in ... More


Legislating Families as Cultural

Ilana Gershon

in No Family Is an Island: Cultural Expertise among Samoans in Diaspora

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450785
eISBN:
9780801464027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450785.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter turns to the consequences of neoliberal reforms for the government–family divide. It addresses how a New Zealand family law legislates what qualifies as a cultural family in ways that ... More


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