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Cambridge companions to law.
Families and family law have encountered significant challenges in the face of rapid changes in social norms, demographics and political expectations. The Cambridge Companion to Comparative Family Law highlights the key questions and themes that have faced family lawyers across the world. Each chapter is written by internationally renowned academic experts and focuses on which of these themes are most significant to their jurisdictions. In taking this jurisdictional approach, the collection will explore how different countries have tackled these issues. As a result, the collection is aimed at students, practitioners and academics across a variety of disciplines, interested in the key issues faced by family law around the world and how they have been addressed.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Contemporary issues in family law in England and Wales / Rosemary Hunter, Queen Mary, London Family law in the United States: freedom and inequality / Theresa Glennon, Temple Law School, USA Human rights in the German family law context / Bettina Heiderhoff, University of Munster Australian family property law : current issues and challenges / Belinda Fehlberg and Lisa Sarmas, University of Melbourne Towards the constitutionalization of family law in Latin America / Nicolás Espejo and Fabiola Lathrop, Universidad de Centrale, Santiago The nuclear norm and the free-form family: irreconcilable paths in Swedish family law? / Pernilla Leviner, Stockholm University South African family law and the chimera of diversity / Anne Louw, University of Pretora The post-divorce child support system in China: past, present, and future / Lei Shi, Southwest University of Political Science and Law The problem with personal law in India / Dr Farrah Ahmed, University of Melbourne The post-colonial fallacy of 'Islamic' family law / Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im, Emory University, USA.
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Cambridge, United Kindgdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019.