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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The International Survey of Family Law 2015 isbn 9781784730666

The International Survey of Family Law 2014


ISBN13: 9781846619915
New Edition ISBN: 9781784730666
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781846617263
Published: July 2014
Publisher: Family Law
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £80.00



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The International Survey of Family Law is the International Society of Family Law’s annual review of developments in family law across the world. The 2014 edition covers developments in over 20 countries written by leading academics and family law experts. Each article is accompanied by a French language abstract.

The 2014 Survey contains contributions from a diverse selection of countries where there have been important developments in family law, including:

  • Same-Sex Families in Brazil
  • Reforming the Law on Parental Responsibility in Germany
  • An Overview of Adultery Law in the Republic of Korea
  • Protecting Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Lesotho
  • Family Law in the New Civil Code of the Republic of Macedonia
  • Customary Polygamy, Human Rights and the Constitution in Papua New Guinea

Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
Australia
Gender Identity Dysphoria Update and Developments in Property Settlement Law
Lisa Young

Brazil
Same-Sex Families in Brazil: An Overview after the Trial of ADI and ADPF 132 by the Supreme Court
Marianna Chaves

Canada
Unmarried Cohabitation in Quebec – Liberté ou Égalité?
Martha Bailey

Chile
The Mapuches and Chilean Family Law
Ursula Pohl

China
Empirical Research on Judicial Practice of the Post-divorce Relief System – Targeted on Sampled Cases Handled in a Grass-roots People’s Court in Chongqing in 2010–2012 51
Wei Chen, Lei Shi and Wenjun He

Czech Republic
New Family Law in the Czech Republic: Back to Traditions and Towards Modern Trends
Zden´ka Králícˇková

England and Wales
The Battle for Parenthood – Lesbian Mothers and Biological Fathers
Mary Welstead

France
A Chronicle of French Family Law
Centre for Family Law, University Jean Moulin, Lyon

Germany
Reforming the Law on Parental Responsibility
Luise Hauschild

Hong Kong
Reforming Hong Kong Family Law: Still More to Do?
Anne Scully-Hill

India
Surrogacy for Single and Unmarried Foreign Persons: A Challenge under Indian Law
Anil Malhotra and Ranjit Malhotra

Iran and Armenia
Rights and Obligations of Spouses in Iran’s Law Compared with Armenia’s
Grigor Bekmezyan and Gholam Reza Shirazi

Ireland
Irish Abortion Law – Legislating to Stand Still?
Maebh Harding

Italy
Joint Custody of Children on Separation and Divorce: The Current Law in Italy: An Overview of the Law and How it is Applied
Federica Giardini

Japan
Two Landmark Decisions of the Supreme Court: One Too Late; the Other Still Early 245
Yangwhan Kim

Kenya
Changing the Constitution and Changing Attitudes: Recent Developments in Kenyan Family Law
F Banda

Korea
When a Revealed Affair is a Crime, but a Hidden One is a Romance: An Overview of Adultery Law in the Republic of Korea
Ann Black and Kwang-Soo Jung

Lesotho
Protecting Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Lesotho: An Assessment of the Children’s Protection and Welfare Act 2011

Macedonia
Family Law in the New Civil Code of the Republic of Macedonia: Key Issues and Necessary Reforms

Mozambique
The Right to Alternative Care for Children Deprived of a Family Environment: Overview of International Norms and the Legislative Framework of Mozambique
Usang Maria Assim and Aquinaldo Mandlate

The Netherlands Dutch Co-motherhood in 2014
Ian Curry-Sumner and Machteld Vonk

New Zealand
Child Poverty in New Zealand – Definitions, Consequences, and Possible Legislative Responses
Mark Henaghan and Ruth Ballantyne

Papua New Guinea
Customary Polygamy, Human Rights and the Constitution in Papua New Guinea
John Y Luluaki

Poland
Separation of Assets with Equalisation of Accrued Gains (Accruals): A Marital Property Regime for the Modern Family?
Anna Stępien´ -Sporek and Margaret Ryznar

Puerto Rico
Electronic Visitation, Lesbian Adoption and Support
Pedro F Silva-Ruiz

Solomon Islands
Failing to Adopt a New Approach: The Law of Adoption in Solomon Islands
Jennifer Corrin and Eleanor Foote

Switzerland
New Rules on Parental Responsibility in Switzerland
Ingeborg Schwenzer and Tomie Keller

United States
Developments in Family Law in the United States of America in 2013

Zimbabwe
The Constitution of Zimbabwe 2013 – A Constitutional Curate’s Egg
F Banda