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The Struggle Continues: 1980s–90s

Pat Thane and Tanya Evans

in Sinners? Scroungers? Saints?: Unmarried Motherhood in Twentieth-Century England

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199578504
eISBN:
9780191741838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578504.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Continuing difficulties for unmarried mothers and their children despite improvements. Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Governments, cuts to welfare, pressure on mothers to work, but childcare hard ... More


Maintenance, the Magistrates’ Courts and the State

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/9780199280919.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

For many years, married women who needed protection used the Magistrates’ Courts, which had a (very restricted) jurisdiction to make orders in cases where wife and children needed financial support ... More


Child Support: Interactions between Private and Public Transfers

Robert I. Lerman and Elaine Sorensen

in Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226533568
eISBN:
9780226533575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533575.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter, which examines child support policies, especially the activities of the Child Support Enforcement (CSE) Program, and how they interact with transfer policies and affect the low-income ... More


Child Custody, Visitation, and Support

Eve M. Brank

in The Psychology of Family Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479865413
eISBN:
9781479882601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479865413.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

One of the most contentious, and recently evolving, components of a divorce agreement involves custody of the children. And, this area of family law has been particularly influenced by psychology and ... More


The American Model: state-enforced agency

Michael Rush

in Between Two Worlds of Father Politics: USA or Sweden?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091896
eISBN:
9781781708347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091896.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Two illustrates that the dual predominance of a) pyschological perspectives on father salience to child development and b) sociological perspectives on ‘fatherlessness’ in the USA represented ... More


The Impact of a Promise Realized: South Africa’s Child Support Grant

Michael Samson, Carolyn J. Heinrich, John Hoddinott, George Laryea-Adjei, Thabani Buthelezi, Lucie Cluver, Selwyn Jehoma, Maureen Mogotsi, Thilde Stevens, Ingrid van Niekerk, and Evelyne Nyokangi

in From Evidence to Action: The Story of Cash Transfers and Impact Evaluation in Sub Saharan Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198769446
eISBN:
9780191822445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769446.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Microeconomics

The Child Support Grant (CSG) represents South Africa’s most successful social protection programme, reaching over eleven million poor children each month. This chapter reviews the first integrated ... More


New Judges, New Challenges, 1988–1992

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Middle District during the years of the George H. W. Bush Presidency, 1988–1992. The Middle District experienced intense overcrowding due to expanding case load, and the ... More


Moving from the Status Quo to a 21st-Century Financial Aid System

Willliam Elliott and Melinda Lewis

in Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190621568
eISBN:
9780197559697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621568.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

With the creation of the first federal student loans as part of the National Defense Education Act of 1958, the US postsecondary financial aid system was set on a path from which it has not ... More


Miscellaneous Public Authority Functions

Duncan Fairgrieve and Dan Squires QC

in The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199692552
eISBN:
9780191933035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199692552.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Doctors owe a duty of care to their patients, and this duty will be owed regardless of whether the doctor is a public sector employee operating within a statutory framework or is providing health ... More


Human Rights Act 1998

Duncan Fairgrieve and Dan Squires QC

in The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199692552
eISBN:
9780191933035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199692552.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The following chapter examines claims that can be brought under the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA). The HRA makes it unlawful for a ‘public authority’ to breach the European Convention on Human ... More


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