This volume represents key scholarship on the issue of parental rights and responsibilities, selected from a dense forest of literature. The collection offers an overview of the subject and covers topics such as: underlying rationales of who or what is a parent; legal concepts of 'parent' and their linkage; the legal parent - accommodating complexity; the nature and scope of parental rights; shared parental responsibility; and parental rights and the state.
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chapter Introduction part Part I: Who or what is a parent? Underlying rationales chapter 1 Barbara Hall, 'The Origin of Parental Rights' (1999) 13(1) Public Affairs Quarterly 73-78 chapter 2 John Lawrence Hill, 'What Does It Mean to Be a chapter 3 Gillian Douglas, 'The Intention to be a Parent and the Making of Mothers' (1994) 57(4) The Modern Law Review 636-641 chapter 4 Tim Bayne and Avery Kolers, 'Toward a Pluralistic Account of Parenthood' (2003) 17(3) Bioethics 221-242 chapter 5 Jeffrey Blustein, 'Procreation and Parental Responsibility' (1997) 28(2) Journal of Social Philosophy 79-86 chapter 6 James G. Dwyer, 'The Moral Basis of Children's Relational Rights', ch 4.4 in John Eekelaar and Rob George (eds), Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy (Abingdon: Routledge, 2014), pp. 274-280 chapter 7 Nigel V. Lowe, 'The Changing Face of Adoption - the Gift/Donation Model versus the Contract/Services Model' (1997) 9(4) Child and Family Law Quarterly 371-386 part Part II: Legal concepts of 'parent' and their linkage chapter 8 Andrew Bainham, 'Parentage, Parenthood and Parental Responsibility: Subtle, Elusive, Yet Important Distinctions', ch 2 in A. Bainham, S. Day Sclater and M. Richards (eds). What is a Parent? A Socio-Legal Analysis (Oxford: Hart, 1999), pp. 25 -46 chapter 9 John Eekelaar, 'Rethinking Parental Responsibility' (2001) 31 Family Law 426-430 part Part III: The legal parent - accommodating complexity chapter 10 Craig Lind and Tom Hewitt, 'Law and the Complexities of Parenting: Parental Status and Parental Function' (2009) 31(4) Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law 391-406 chapter 11 Emily Jackson, 'What is a Parent?', ch 4 in A. Diduck and K. O'Donovan (eds), Feminist Perspectives on Family Law (London: Routledge-Cavendish, 2006), pp. 59-74 chapter 12 Andrew Bainham, 'Arguments about Parentage' (2008) 67(2) Cambridge Law Journal 322-351 chapter 13 Leanne Smith, 'Tangling the Web of Legal Parenthood: Legal Responses to the Use of Known Donors in Lesbian Parenting Arrangements' (2013) 33(3) Legal Studies 355-381 chapter 14 Kirsty Horsey, 'Challenging Presumptions: Legal Parenthood and Surrogacy Arrangements' (2010) 22(4) Child and Family Law Quarterly 449-474 part Part IV: The nature and scope of parental rights chapter 15 Phillip Montague, 'The Myth of Parental Rights' (2000) 26(1) Social Theory and Practice 47-68 chapter 16 Colin M. Macleod, 'Conceptions of Parental Autonomy' (1997) 25(1) Politics and Society 117-140 chapter 17 Andrew Bainham, 'Is Anything Now Left of Parental Rights?', ch 2 in R. Probert, S. Gilmore and J. Herring (eds), Responsible Parents and Parental Responsibility (Oxford: Hart, 2009), pp. 23-42 chapter 18 Jonathan Herring, The Welfare Principle and the Rights of Parents', ch 5 in A. Bainham, S. Day Sclater and M. Richards (eds), What is a Parent? A Socio-Legal Analysis (Oxford: Hart, 1999), pp. 89-105 chapter 19 Shazia Choudhry and Helen Fenwick, 'Taking the Rights of Parents and Children Seriously: Confronting the Welfare Principle under the Human Rights Act' (2005) 25(3) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 453-492 part Part V: Shared parental responsibility chapter 20 Nigel V. Lowe, 'The Meaning and Allocation of Parental Responsibility - a Common Lawyer's Perspective' (1997) 11(2) International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family 192-215 chapter 21 Helen Reece, 'The Degradation of Parental Responsibility', ch 5 in R. Probert, S. Gilmore and J. Herring (eds), Responsible Parents and Parental Responsibility (Oxford: Hart, 2009), pp. 85-102 chapter 22 Belinda Fehlberg, Bruce Smyth, Mavis Maclean and Ceridwen Roberts, 'Legislating for Shared Time Parenting after Separation: A Research Review' (2011) 25(3) International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family 318-337 part Part VI: Parental rights and the state chapter 23 Hugh LaFollette, 'Licensing Parents Revisited' (2010) 27(4) Journal of Applied Philosophy 327-343 chapter 24 David Archard, 'Child Abuse: Parental Rights and the Interests of the Child' (1990) 7(2) Journal of Applied Philosophy 183-194 chapter 25 Sonia Harris-Short, 'Making and Breaking Family Life: Adoption, the State, and Human Rights' (2008) 35(1) Journal of Law and Society 28-51.