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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 and Personal Life

Family Law and Personal Life

John Eekelaar

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198814085
eISBN:
9780191851742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814085.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Developments in the law, scholarship, and research since 2006 form a substantial part of the second edition of this book which sets the governance of personal relationships in the context of the ... 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

Family Law Volume 1Family Laws and Constitutional Claims

Family Law Volume 1: Family Laws and Constitutional Claims

Flavia Agnes

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198067900
eISBN:
9780199081295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198067900.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book is a detailed study on family law in India. It attempts to combine women’s rights into legal theory, and uses case laws extensively. The book is composed of three chapters, starting with a ... More

Family Law Volume 2Marriage, Divorce, and Matrimonial Litigation

Family Law Volume 2: Marriage, Divorce, and Matrimonial Litigation

Flavia Agnes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072201
eISBN:
9780199081301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072201.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book fills the void within the rubric of a contemporary and evolving discipline, ‘gender and law’, which is interdisciplinary in its approach. In this context, it specifically fills the gap ... More

Hindu LawBeyond Tradition and Modernity

Hindu Law: Beyond Tradition and Modernity

Werner Menski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699210
eISBN:
9780199080298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699210.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book presents a study on a postmodernist analysis of classical Hindu law, which has become neglected due to the modernist assumptions about the increasing irrelevance of ‘religious’ legal ... More

Law and Childhood StudiesCurrent Legal Issues Volume 14

Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues Volume 14

Michael Freeman (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199652501
eISBN:
9780191739217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The Current Legal Issues series is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law ... More

Law and Gender InequalityThe Politics of Women's Rights in India

Law and Gender Inequality: The Politics of Women's Rights in India

Flavia Agnes

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195655247
eISBN:
9780199081189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195655247.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This volume explores gender inequality and the politics of women’s rights in India. It provides an invaluable analysis of the current trends of the debate on Uniform Civil Code located within a ... More

Law, Law Reform and the Family

Law, Law Reform and the Family

Stephen Cretney

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268710
eISBN:
9780191683565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268710.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This collection of essays examines the process and problems of law reform with special reference to the development of family law. The author demonstrates the different pressures and influences that ... More

Older People in Law and Society

Older People in Law and Society

Jonathan Herring

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199229024
eISBN:
9780191705274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229024.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book examines the legal rights and responsibilities of older people. Although the focus is particularly on the legal issues surrounding old age it draws extensively on the gerentological, ... More

The Oxford Introductions to U.S. LawFamily Law

The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Family Law

Brian Bix

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199989591
eISBN:
9780190260200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199989591.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

A book about family law is necessarily a book both about family life and the role law can and should take in regulating family life. Individually and together, these are vast topics. American family ... More

Postcolonial Politics and Personal LawsColonial Legal Legacies and the Indian State

Postcolonial Politics and Personal Laws: Colonial Legal Legacies and the Indian State

Rina Verma Williams

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195680140
eISBN:
9780199081721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195680140.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book explores the postcolonial state in India in a longitudinal perspective. It concentrates on the religious legal system of personal laws in India. These laws are a prime example of continuity ... More

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