The Family, Law and Society: Cases and Materials by Brenda Hale

The Family, Law and Society: Cases and Materials

byBrenda Hale, Daniel Pearl, Elizabeth Cooke

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The Family Law and Society; Cases and Materials is an invaluable resource for students. Produced by an esteemed author team it provides a wealth of carefully selected materials offering an overview of the social, economic, and political trends which have come to shape contemporary familylife. The materials are linked by the authors through detailed commentary, opening up the complex legal issues for discussion and offering academic and judicial viewpoints. This new edition has been fully revised to include the significant developments in family law and policy since the fifth edition, including the Adoption and Children Act 2002, the Civil Partnership Act 2004, Gender Recognition Act 2004, and landmark cases such as Miller v Miller; McFarlane vMcFarlane, Re G (Residence: Same Sex Partner), Stack v Dowden, Wilkinson v Kitzinger.

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Baroness Hale of Richmond, DBE, MA (Cantab), FBA Lord of Appeal in Ordinary since 2004 Previously Lord Justice of Appeal, 1999 to 2004, High Court Judge (Family Division), 1994 to 1999, Law Commissioner, 1984 to 1993, Faculty of Law, University of Manchester, 1966 to 1989 Visiting Professor of Law, King's College London Chancellor,...
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Title:The Family, Law and Society: Cases and MaterialsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:800 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.48 inPublished:September 4, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199204241

ISBN - 13:9780199204243

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Table of Contents

1. The family and the law2. The legal structure of marriage and cohabitation3. Family economics - income4. State support and private support5. Family property6. Divorce7. Adjudication and mediation8. Maintenance and capital provision on divorce9. Dangerous families10. Parents, children and family life11. Becoming a parent12. When parents part13. Social services for children and families14. The 'permanency' principle: who are my family?