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Adoption and Special Guardianship

N V Lowe and G Douglas.

in Bromley's Family Law

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 38092 words.

This chapter discusses the law on adoption. It covers the nature of adoption and background to the legislation; comparison of adoption with other legal relationships and orders; adoption...

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ADOPTION: THE NATURE OF POLICY SHIFTS IN ENGLAND AND WALES, 1972-2002

Jane Lewis.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 0 words.

The focus is on within-country adoption and on adoption by strangers. The political debates about adoption are explored in detail, using government documents, Parliamentary Debates, pressure...

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* Adoption—from Contract to Status?

STEPHEN CRETNEY.

in Law, Law Reform and the Family

December 1998; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 12126 words.

In the United Kingdom, adoption is a legal institution intended to give a child the security of belonging to a family other than the one into which he or she was born. But how far should...

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Adult Children and Elderly Parents in Strasbourg Proceedings: A Misconstrued Approach to ‘Family Life’

Carmen Draghici.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 10871 words.

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This article criticizes the exclusion of the relationship between parents and adult children from the purview of Article 8 of European Convention on...

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Adult social care

Hugh Brayne and Helen Carr.

in Law for Social Workers

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 14746 words.

The chapter provides an introduction to the legal and policy framework for the provision of adult social care. It starts by considering whether there is a crisis in adult social care and...

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After Marriage Equality

Edited by Carlos A. Ball.

June 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Family Law. 368 pages.

This book brings together twelve original essays by leading scholars of law, politics, and society to address the most important question facing the LGBT movement today: What does marriage...

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The Age of Conflict: Rethinking Childhood, Law, and Age Through the Israeli-Palestinian Case<sup>1</sup>

Hedi Viterbo.

in Law and Childhood Studies

March 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 14815 words.

This chapter attempts to provide a contextualized investigation of some of the central factors which inform the intricate interplay between childhood, law, and age. To a great extent, the...

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The Age of Division

Naomi Cahn and June Carbone.

in Red Families v. Blue Families

November 2011; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 4972 words.

This chapter focuses on how the age at family formation mirrors the different ideals of the red and blue families. According to research, adults use their amygdala which is the evolutionary...

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Ageism and Age Discrimination

Jonathan Herring.

in Older People in Law and Society

March 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 19660 words.

This chapter considers the legal protection offered against age discrimination. It looks at what ageism is and when, if ever, it can be justified. It considers why it has taken so long for...

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Agreements

Brian H. Bix.

in The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law

April 2013; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Family Law. 5970 words.

This chapter examines the legal issues arising from premarital, marital, and separation agreements between couples within the context of family law. It first looks at the history of...

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