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Divorcing Responsibly

Helen ReeceLecturer in Law, Birkbeck College, London

ISBN13: 9781841132150
ISBN: 1841132152
Published: August 2003
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £60.00



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This study provides an analysis of the increasing impact on the law in general and divorce law in particular of post-liberalism, which replaces choice with self-discovery. The author shows that post-liberal premises formed the foundation for every aspect of the recent divorce reform proposals. Accordingly, she attributes their failure to the contradictions inherent within post-liberalism. Nevertheless, she concludes that post-liberalism maintains a subtle yet pervasive influence on the law. Specifically, this means that we are held accountable not for what we do but for how we approach our decisions. Thus, for the first time ever, it has become possible to divorce responsibly.

Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
Introduction
1. The Subject of Divorce
2. Reflecting on Divorce
3. Delaying Divorce
4. Learning from Divorce
5. Informing Divorce
6. Divorcing Responsibly