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Red Families v. Blue FamiliesLegal Polarization and the Creation of Culture

Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199836819
eISBN:
9780190260255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199836819.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book identifies a new family model geared for the post-industrial economy. Rooted in the urban middle class, the coasts and the “blue states” in the last three presidential elections, the Blue ... More

Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System

Religious Freedom under the Personal Law System

Farrah Ahmed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199458066
eISBN:
9780199085514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458066.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The personal law system is hugely controversial and the subject of fierce debates. This book addresses a vital issue that has received inadequate attention in these debates: the impact of the ... More

Same Sex RelationshipsFrom 'Odious Crime' to 'Gay Marriage'

Same Sex Relationships: From 'Odious Crime' to 'Gay Marriage'

Stephen Cretney

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199297733
eISBN:
9780191711275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297733.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Family Law

Until 1967 homosexual men were being sent to prison for having a relationship. Since 2005, same sex couples have been able to get married — although the law describes the relationship as a ‘civil ... More

The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes

The Voice of a Child in Family Law Disputes

Patrick Parkinson and Judy Cashmore

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199237791
eISBN:
9780191717222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237791.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book examines whether and how children should be involved in the process of resolving family law disputes. Although there is widespread acceptance in the Western world that the views of children ... More

Vulnerable Adults and the Law

Vulnerable Adults and the Law

Jonathan Herring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198737278
eISBN:
9780191800757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737278.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Medical Law

In an examination of the legal position of vulnerable adults, understood as those who have capacity under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 but are deemed impaired through vulnerability in their exercise ... More

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