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Family Law: Processes, Practices, Pressures

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Edited by: John Dewar, Stephen Parker

ISBN13: 9781841133089
ISBN: 1841133086
Published: April 2003
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £75.00



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This volume contains an edited selection of the papers by contributors from around the world delivered at the 10th World Conference of the International Society of Family Law. The papers cover three broad themes: innovations in processes for resolving and determining family disputes; changing patterns in family and professional practices; and the political and other pressures operating on family law systems and law reform processes.

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Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
Introduction John Dewar and Stephen Parker Part I: Processes 1 Children's Participation in the Family Justice System: Translating Principles into Practice Nigel Lowe and Mervyn Murch 2 Children's Participation in Family Court Litigation Richard Chisholm 3 Delivery Systems for Protective Services and Related Legal Services for Victims of Domestic Violence within a Major American State Jane Muller-Peterson,Robert E Rains and Andrea C Jacobsen 4 Paternalism, Participation and Placation: Young People's Experiences of Representation in Child Protection Proceedings in England and Wales Judith Masson 5 Issues in the Making of Ouster Orders under the Domestic Violence (Family Protection) Act 1989 (Qld) Rachael Field, Belinda Carpenter and Susan Currie 6 The South African Family Court: A First World Ideal in a Second World Country Sandra Burman, Emma Dingle and Nichola Glasser 7 Establishing Paternity in Judicial Proceedings in Spain: What Protection for Human Rights? Encarna Roca and Isabel Miralles 8 Suing Child Welfare Agencies: A Comparative View from New Zealand Bill Atkin and Geoff McLay 9 Adoption-a Public or Private Legal Process? The Changing Social Functions of Adoption in Ireland and the Wider Implications for Coherence in Family Law Kerry O'Halloran Part II: Practices 10 Children and the Transformation of Family Law Carol Smart 11 In Search of the 'Good Father': Law, Family Practices and the Normative Reconstruction of Parenthood Richard Collier 12 Different Approaches to Post-Divorce Family Relationships: The Example of Contact Centres in France Benoit Bastard 13 Legal and Educational Interventions for Families in Residence and Contact Disputes Joan B Kelly 14 Agents or Dependants: Children and the Family Law System Pauline Tapp, Nicola Taylor and Mark Henaghan 15 The Reconstituted Family in Italian Law and Society Valeria Mazzotta 16 Child-Centred, Vertically Structured and Interdisciplinary: An Integrative Approach to Children's Policy, Practice and Research Annie G Steinberg, Barbara Bennett Woodhouse and Alyssa Burrell Cowan 17 Children's Rights and the Use of Force 'in Their Own Best Interests' Jane Fortin 18 The Lawyer-Client Relationship in Family Law: Does Client Funding Status Make a Difference? Rosemary Hunter 19 The Distribution of Stock Options on Divorce and Proposed Changes in American Divorce Law David S Rosettenstein 20 Registered Partnership in The Netherlands Gregor Van Der Burght 21 A Comparative Study of the Transfer of Family Wealth: From Privilege to Equality Maria Donata Panforti 22 The Constitutional Dimension of Customary Family Law in Papua New Guinea Owen Jessep Part III: Pressures 23 Law Reform by Frozen Chook: Family Law Reform for the New Millennium? Reg Graycar 24 Can International Conventions Drive Domestic Law Reform? The Case of Physical Punishment of Children Elaine E Sutherland 25 Emancipation of the African Woman: Fact or Fallacy? Elmarie Knoetze 26 The State, Race, Religion and the Family in England Today Michael Freeman 27 Men and Women Behaving Badly: Is Fault Dead in English Family Law? Andrew Bainham 28 Macro Social and Economic Factors in Society which Influence the Success of Financial Rearrangements on Divorce Alastair Bissett-Johnson 29 De Facto Property Developments in New Zealand: Pressures Impeded Progress Bill Atkin and Wendy Parker 30 Politics, Processes and Pressures of Legislating for Children in South Africa Julia Sloth-Nielsen and Belinda Van Heerden 31 The Introduction and Impact of Joint Custody in Portugal Maria Clara Sottomayor