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Marriage at the Crossroads

Law, Policy, and the Brave New World of Twenty-First-Century Families

by Marsha Garrison & Elizabeth S. Scott

<p>The institution of marriage is at a crossroads. Across most of the industrialized world, unmarried cohabitation and nonmarital births have skyrocketed while marriage rates are at record lows. These trends mask a new, idealized vision of ...

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Marriage Markets

How Inequality is Remaking the American Family

by June Carbone & Naomi Cahn

<p>There was a time when the phrase &quot;American family&quot; conjured up a single, specific image: a breadwinner dad, a homemaker mom, and their 2.5 kids living comfortable lives in a middle-class suburb. Today, that image has been shattered,

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Marriage Rites and Rights

by Ms Joanna K. Miles, Dr Perveez Mody & Professor Rebecca Probert

<p>Recent years have seen extensive discussion about the continuing retreat from marriage, the increasing demand for the right to marry from previously excluded groups, and the need to protect those who do not wish to marry from being forced to ...

ISBN: 9781782259640

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Migrant Domestic Workers and Family Life

International Perspectives

by Dr. Maria Kontos & Prof. Glenda Bonifacio

<p >This timely and innovative book delivers a comprehensive analysis of the non-recognition of the right to a family life of migrant live-in domestic and care workers in Argentina, Canada, Germany, Italy, Lebanon, Norway, the Philippines, ...

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Moral Status and Human Life

The Case for Children's Superiority

by James G. Dwyer

<p>Are children of equal, lesser, or perhaps even greater moral importance than adults? This work of applied moral philosophy develops a comprehensive account of how adults as moral agents ascribe moral status to beings - ourselves and others - ...

ISBN: 9780511852640

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Nine to Five

How Gender, Sex, and Sexuality Continue to Define the American Workplace

by Joanna L. Grossman

<p>Nine to Five provides a lively and accessible introduction to the laws and policies regulating sex, sexuality, and gender identity in the American workplace. Contemporary cases and events reveal the breadth and persistence of sexism and ...

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No Going Back: A desperate mother's last-ditch plan to escape from Turkey with her son

by Lisa Kennedy

<p>During a routine family holiday to her husband’s homeland of Turkey, Lisa Kennedy was suddenly told their marriage was over. Her husband took their six-month-old baby from her care and instructed her to go home to Australia, alone – beginning

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Obligation and Commitment in Family Law

by Professor Gillian Douglas

<p>A tension lies at the heart of family law. Expressed in the language of rights and duties, it seeks to impose enforceable obligations on individuals linked to each other by ties that are usually regarded as based on love or blood. Taking a ...

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Philosophical Foundations of Children's and Family Law

by Elizabeth Brake & Lucinda Ferguson

<p>This volume brings together new essays in law and philosophy on a broad range of topics in children's and family law. It is the first volume to bring together essays by legal scholars and philosophers for an integrated, critical analysis of ...

ISBN: 9780191089725

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Prenuptial Agreements and the Presumption of Free Choice

Issues of Power in Theory and Practice

by Sharon Thompson

<p>This book provides an alternative perspective on an issue fraught with difficulty – the enforcement of prenuptial agreements. Such agreements are enforced because the law acknowledges the rights of spouses to make autonomous decisions about ...

ISBN: 9781782255598

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Putting Children's Interests First in US Family Law and Policy

With Power Comes Responsibility

by Helen M. Alvaré

<p>The well-being of children should be a social priority, and should consider the family circumstances into which children are born. Putting Children's Interests First in US Family Law and Policy: With Power Comes Responsibility details the ...

ISBN: 9781316819555

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Regulating Assisted Reproductive Technologies

New Horizons

by Amel Alghrani

<p>Reproductive science continues to revolutionise reproduction and propel us further into uncharted territories. The revolution signalled by the birth of Louise Brown after IVF in 1978, prompted governments across Europe and beyond into ...

ISBN: 9781108667777

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ReValuing Care in Theory, Law and Policy

Cycles and Connections

by Ruth Fletcher, Chris Beasley & Rosie Harding

<p>Care is central to life, and yet is all too often undervalued, taken for granted, and hidden from view. This collection of fourteen substantive and highly innovative essays, along with its insightful introduction, seeks to explore the ...

ISBN: 9781317373834

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Rewriting Children’s Rights Judgments

From Academic Vision to New Practice

by Stephen Gilmore, Professor Helen Stalford & Professor Kathryn Hollingsworth

<p>This important edited collection is the culmination of research undertaken by the Children's Rights Judgments Project. This initiative involved academic experts revisiting existing case law, drawn from a range of legal sub-disciplines and ...

ISBN: 9781782259268

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Same-Sex Marriage and Children

A Tale of History, Social Science, and Law

by Carlos A. Ball

<p><em>Same-Sex Marriage and Children</em> is the first book to bring together historical, social science, and legal considerations to comprehensively respond to the objections to same-sex marriage that are based on the need to promote so-called

ISBN: 9780199977895

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Saviour Siblings and the Regulation of Assisted Reproductive Technology

Harm, Ethics and Law

by Dr Malcolm K Smith

<p>Advances in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) have been revolutionary. This book focuses on the use of ARTs in the context of families who seek to conceive a matching sibling donor as a source of tissue to treat an existing ...

ISBN: 9781472404848

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Studies in Law, Politics and Society

by Austin Sarat

<p>This volume of Studies in Law, Politics and Society brings together the work of scholars of several different generations and several different national contexts. The articles published here feature both cutting edge issues of major interest ...

ISBN: 9781783507863

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Surviving Your Split

A Guide to Separation, Divorce and Family Law in Australia

by Lucy Mannering & Rebekah Mannering

<p>Welcome to the club that you never wanted to join. You aren't alone: 94,000 Australians get divorced every year, and this doesn't include de facto relationships, which are just about identical in the eyes of the Family Court. Of all major ...

ISBN: 9780522872798

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The Cambridge Companion to Comparative Family Law

by Shazia Choudhry & Jonathan Herring

<p>Families and family law have encountered significant challenges in the face of rapid changes in social norms, demographics and political expectations. The Cambridge Companion to Comparative Family Law highlights the key questions and themes ...

ISBN: 9781316733370

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The Changing Legal Regulation of Cohabitation

From Fornicators to Family, 1600–2010

by Rebecca Probert

<p>This book has three key aims: first, to show how the legal treatment of cohabiting couples has changed over the past four centuries, from punishment as fornicators in the seventeenth century to eventual acceptance as family in the late ...

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