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The Cambridge Companion to Comparative Family Law

Edited by: Shazia Choudhry, Jonathan Herring

ISBN13: 9781316618059
Published: February 2019
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £26.99



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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.

  • A wide range of jurisdictions are represented in the book and common themes are identified.
  • Includes contributions from a wide range of academics from all over the world.
  • Provides students with a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds

Subjects:
Family Law
Contents:
Introduction
1. Contemporary Issues in Family Law in England and Wales Rosemary Hunter
2. Family Law in the United States Theresa Glennon
3. Human Rights in the Family Law Context Bettina Heiderhoff
4. Australian family property law: 'Just and equitable' outcomes? Belinda Fehlberg and Lisa Sarmas
5. Towards the constitutionalization of Family Law in Latin America Nicolás Espejo and Fabiola Lathrop
6. The Nuclear Norm and the Free-form Family – Irreconcilable Paths in Swedish Family Law? Pernilla Leviner
7. South African Family Law and The Chimera Of Diversity Anne Louw
8. The Post-divorce Child Support System in China: Past, Present and Future Lei Shi
9. The Problem with Personal Law Farrah Ahmed
10. The Post-Colonial Fallacy of 'Islamic' Family Law Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im

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