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* ‘What will the Women Want Next?’ 1 The Struggle for Power within the Family, 1925–1975

STEPHEN CRETNEY

in Law, Law Reform and the Family

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268710
eISBN:
9780191683565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268710.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Notwithstanding the widely voiced pessimism about the future of marriage and even of the family, and concern about the plight of single-parent families, the majority of marriages are only terminated ... More


The ‘great mole’ of the women’s movement: 1883–901

Maureen Wright

in Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement: The Biography of an Insurgent Woman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081095
eISBN:
9781781700037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081095.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter investigates Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy's ‘single-handed’ campaign to secure guardianship rights for mothers to their own children. It also demonstrates her broad challenge to every ... More


Man and Superman: Books on a Garden Table

Tony Jason Stafford and R. F. Dietrich

in Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Shaw’s Man and Superman begins in a library in London and ends in a garden in Granada. This contrast in settings suggests the movement of the play, both physically (going from England to Spain) and ... More


Financial Transactions by Women in Puteoli

Éva Jakab

in New Frontiers: Law and Society in the Roman World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668175
eISBN:
9780748684328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668175.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses legal institutions and social dependencies which enabled women to take a serious part in every day business. The documents from Puteoli shed new light on the practice of tutela ... More


Rights of the Child—An Overview

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter provides an overview of the child rights in India. The Guardians and Wards Act 1890, Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929, Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act 1956, Young Persons Harmful ... More


Right to Parental Care: Custody and Guardianship

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter deals with the custody and guardianship of children. Custody is the right to the physical presence of the child. It is noted that the law of guardianship and custody of minors is ... More


The Cross-Border Protection of Adults: Hague 35 Non-Contracting States

Richard Frimston

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

The cross-border protection of adults is an area of Private International Law, in which theory and practice may very often be in rather different places. In Chapters 2 has set out the broad Private ... More


Canada—Alberta

Claire van Overdijk and Barb Martini

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0035
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Canada is a federation composed of ten provinces, including Alberta, and three territories. The common law applies in Canada, with the exception of the province of Quebec, which uses a civil law ... More


Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People’s Republic of China

Richard Frimston and John Budge

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0044
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Under the concept of one country, two systems, even though the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (‘SAR’) is politically part of the People’s Republic of China (‘PRC’), its legal system is ... More


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