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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

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

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 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

Family Law in the Twentieth CenturyA History

Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Stephen Cretney

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The law governing family relationships has changed dramatically in the past one hundred years. This book is a study of the pressures and processes which led to those changes. It examines the work of ... More

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