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DUBLIN, Ireland–LAWFUEL – Law News, Law Jobs –Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c44097) has announced the addition of “Law and Families” to their offering.

This volume highlights important classic and contemporary works by law and society scholars who analyze the complex and often highly political relationship between law and families. Featuring authors from Australia, Canada, England and the United States, the volume looks at how socio-legal scholars think about families and the law, how law shapes family practices, the capacity of family law to deliver social justice and how family disputes are resolved. Topics such as laws role in recognizing spousal and parental relationships or promoting responsible behaviour or equality norms are covered and the relationship between laws assumptions and the lived realities of families is problematized.

Key Topics Covered Include:

Thinking about Families and Law: Frances E. Olsen (1985)
The myth of state intervention in the family
Beyond the public/private division: law, power and the family
Race matters: change, choice, and family law at the millennium
Shaping Family Practices
Marriage and the moral bases of personal relationships
Money and marriage: sexually transmitted debt in England
The legal and moral ordering of child custody
Waiting till father gets home: the reconstruction of fatherhood in family law
Delivering Social Justice
Financial aspects of the divorce transition in Australia: recent empirical findings
Child support or support of children? re-thinking “public” and “private” in family law
Child welfare law, best interests of the child ideology, and first nations
Just family law: a basic human right of all Indian women
Resolving Family Disputes
Resolving the dilemma of difference: a critique of the role of private ordering in family law
Narratives of divorce
Dominant discourse, professional language, and legal change in child custody decision making
Neither justice nor protection: womens experiences of post-separation violence
Incomplete citizens: changing images of post-separation children
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