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  • The Politics of Adoptionby Kerry O'Halloran

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 101.76

    Adoption has always had a political dimension. Its potential use to achieve political ends has been evident throughout history and in many different cultures. In Roman 1 times an emperor would adopt a successful general to continue his rule. In Ireland under the Brehon Laws the reciprocal placements of children between clans was 2 an accepted means... more...

  • Charity Law and Social Inclusionby Kerry O'Halloran

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.12

    Profiling national and international social inclusion agendas, Charity Law and Social Inclusion examines the fit between the charity law framework and the needs of the socially marginalized in some leading common law nations: the US, England and Wales, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. It: examines the concepts of philanthropy, inclusion,... more...

  • The Politics of Adoptionby Kerry O'Halloran

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 169.61

    Lawyer, academic and social worker Kerry O’Halloran analyses the fundamental social and legal functions of adoption. It is a timely publication, in this, its second edition, as across the world adoption law reform is now giving rise to contentious issues. more...

  • The Politics of Charityby Kerry O'Halloran

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.14

    For the first time since 1601, a number of leading common law nations have almost simultaneously chosen to revise and place on the statute books the law relating to charity. The Politics of Charity examines the reasons for this and for the varying legislative outcomes. This book examines the legal framework and political significance of charity,... more...

  • Religion, Charity and Human Rightsby Kerry O'Halloran

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 115.00

    This comparative analysis of six common law nations identifies and assesses the issues currently challenging judiciary, regulators and religious charities. more...

  • The Church of England - Charity Law and Human Rightsby Kerry O'Halloran

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 101.76

    This book uses Church of England history as a case study for difficulties faced by religions as they encounter human rights law. It will be a valuable aid in helping establish a more balanced relationship between canon law, charity law and human rights law. more...

  • The Politics of Adoptionby Kerry O'Halloran

    Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 124.38

    This book explains, compares and evaluates the social and legal functions of adoption within a range of selected jurisdictions and on an international basis. It updates and extends the second edition published by Springer in 2009. From a standpoint of the development of adoption in England & Wales and the changes currently taking place there,... more...

  • Human Rights and Charity Lawby Kerry O'Halloran

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.14

    The 60 or so nations that subscribe to the common law tradition had for centuries broadly accepted the same legal definitions of what constitutes a charity. In recent years, however, a number of countries have embarked on charity law reform processes, designed to strengthen the regulatory framework and to review and encode common law concepts. A... more...

  • Religious Discrimination and Cultural Contextby Kerry O'Halloran

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 124.00

    Uses a comparative analysis of case law in leading common law nations to demonstrate how religious discrimination is culturally determined. more...

  • Adoption Law and Human Rightsby Kerry O'Halloran

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 47.70

    In recent decades, there have been many changes to adoption law and practice, such as a sharp decline in the voluntary relinquishment of children, an increase in the number consigned to public care, and an abrupt decrease in those made available on an intercountry basis. Additionally, human rights are becoming more prominent, particularly in relation... more...