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Domestic Relations

  • Hindu Divorceby Livia Holden

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This comparative study investigates the place of Hindu divorce in the Indian legal system and considers whether it offers a way out of a matrimonial crisis situation for women. Using the narratives of the social actors involved, it poses questions about the relationship between traditional jurisdictions located in rural areas and the larger legal culture... more...

  • Juvenile Justiceby Cliff Roberson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 125.95

    Over several hundred years, the juvenile justice system has evolved from one in which a child offender was prosecuted under the same guidelines used for adults to the current system in which society has recognized the unique status of juveniles within the criminal justice framework. Written by world-renowned legal scholar Cliff Roberson, Juvenile... more...

  • Family Life and the Lawby Rebecca Probert

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book brings a modern critical approach to bear on the broad range of subjects that used to constitute 'family law.' A key consideration in this collection is the way in which law itself is premised upon, constructing a particular image of the family. By bringing different areas of law together, Probert et al suggest it is possible to explore how... more...

  • Making It Legalby Frederick Hertz; Emily

    NOLO 2016; US$ 29.99

    There is nothing else like it on the market. It is the most up to date and complete guide to same-sex relationships that exists. more...

  • Family, Religion and Lawby Prakash Shah; Marie-Claire Foblets

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    This collection discusses how official legal systems do and should respond to the reality of a plurality of family types and origins within their jurisdictions. It further examines the challenges that arise for practitioners, including lawyers and judges, when faced with such plurality. Focussing on empirical research, the volume presents legal and... more...

  • Regulating Family Responsibilitiesby Jo Bridgeman; Heather Keating

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This collection brings together some of the most eminent and exciting authors researching family responsibilities to examine understandings of the day to day responsibilities which people undertake within families and the role of the law in the construction of those understandings. The authors explore a range of questions fundamental to our understanding... more...

  • Responsibility, Law and the Familyby Jo Bridgeman; Craig Lind; Heather Keating

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Focusing on moral, social and legal responsibilities as opposed to rights or obligations, this volume explores the concept of responsibility in family life, law and practice. Divided into four parts, the study considers the nature of family responsibility; constructions of children's responsibilities; shifting conceptions of family responsibilities;... more...

  • Regulating Marriage Migration into the UKby Helena Wray

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Marriage migration is a controversial and problematic issue in the UK as elsewhere in Europe. This timely analysis is a comprehensive examination of the regulation of marriage migration into the UK. With international relevance, the book uses the analysis to examine the relationship between government priorities and the dynamics of transnational family... more...

  • Taking Responsibility, Law and the Changing Familyby Heather Keating; Craig Lind

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This volume considers the impact that changing family norms have had on the responsibilities that the law allocates to people in family relationships. Contributions are drawn from a wide variety of jurisdictions in which scholars, lawyers, judges and policy-makers have been trying to discern what the appropriate correlation should be between the responsibilities... more...

  • L?adulte âgé dans le droit des personnes et de la familleby Florence Reusens; Alexandra Tasiaux

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 94.99

    La question qui est au centre des préoccupations des auteures, membres de centres de recherches qui s?intéressent aux problématiques liées à la vulnérabilité, est de savoir si la mise en oeuvre des règles de droit positif permet la prise en compte des spécificités liées au grand âge. Il s?agit pour les auteures de vérifier, à la lumière d?une... more...