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The Cambridge companion to comparative family law / edited by Shazia Choudhry and Jonathan Herring.

Contributor(s): Choudhry, Shazia [editor.] | Herring, Jonathan [editor.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Cambridge, United Kindgdom : Cambridge University Press, ©2019 Description: viii, 294 ; 22 cmISBN: 9781107167537; 1107167531; 9781316618059Subject(s): Domestic relations | Domestic relations (Islamic law)DDC classification: 346.015 LOC classification: K670 | .C43 2018Online resources: https://www.worldcat.org/title/cambridge-companion-to-comparative-family-law/oclc/1089943095&referer=brief_results
Contents:
TOC Contemporary issues in family law in England and Wales / Rosemary Hunter, Queen Mary, London -- Family law in the United States / Theresa Glennon, Temple Law School, USA -- Human rights in the family law context / Bettina Heiderhoff, University of Munster -- Australian family property law : 'just and equitable' outcomes? / Belinda Fehlberg and Lisa Sarmas, University of Melbourne -- Towards the constitutionalization of family law in Latin America / Nicolas 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 / Dr Farrah Ahmed, University of Melbourne -- The post-colonial fallacy of 'Islamic' family law / Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im, Emory University, USA.
Summary: 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.
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Includes index.

TOC Contemporary issues in family law in England and Wales / Rosemary Hunter, Queen Mary, London -- Family law in the United States / Theresa Glennon, Temple Law School, USA -- Human rights in the family law context / Bettina Heiderhoff, University of Munster -- Australian family property law : 'just and equitable' outcomes? / Belinda Fehlberg and Lisa Sarmas, University of Melbourne -- Towards the constitutionalization of family law in Latin America / Nicolas 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 / Dr Farrah Ahmed, University of Melbourne -- The post-colonial fallacy of 'Islamic' family law / Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im, Emory University, USA.


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.

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