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Abortion in South Korea: The Law and the Reality

Woong Kyu Sung.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 11739 words.

About 340,000 abortions are performed annually in South Korea while 440,000 childbirths are reported. These figures raise a host of questions given strict criminal regulations that make...

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The Absolute Prohibition of Same-sex Marriages in Uganda

Jamil Ddamulira Mujuzi.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 5267 words.

Before 2005, the Constitution of Uganda provided in Article 31(1) that ‘men and women of the age of eighteen years and above have the right to marry and to found a family ….’ In 2005,...

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Abusive fathering

Lynne Harne.

in Violent fathering and the risks to children

May 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 13774 words.

This chapter discusses the author's own exploratory, qualitative UK research with twenty domestically violent fathers. Overall the study aimed to look at fathers' own perspectives on their...

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Access and quality issues in early childhood education and care

Pamela Oberhuemer.

in An equal start?

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 9046 words.

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in Germany. Germany is experiencing a rapid expansion of...

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Accounts of Crossing the Class Divide

Jessi Streib.

in The Power of the Past

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Marriage and the Family. 7845 words.

This chapter addresses why individuals from different class backgrounds feel compelled to marry. The chapter argues that cultural matching theory and typical uses of exchange theory are...

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Acting out: rebellion with a cause

Rachel Thomson.

in Unfolding lives

July 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 10304 words.

This chapter tells the story of Karin, a Northern Irish Protestant girl raging against the prejudices of her community, and investing her time and creativity into youth cultural rebellion....

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Activation or alienation: youth unemployment within different European welfare communities

Jan Carle and Torild Hammer.

in Young people in Europe

April 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 8007 words.

This chapter discusses political behaviour among young unemployed people within the framework of theories of welfare, citizenship, and trust. It notes that the argument for this discussion...

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The Activities of Family Courts in Poland

Malgorzata Fuszara.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 1997; p ublished online April 1997 .

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

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Activities with grandparents

Neil Ferguson, Gillian Douglas, Nigel Lowe, Mervyn Murch and Margaret Robinson.

in Grandparenting in divorced families

January 2004; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Marriage and the Family. 5429 words.

This chapter focuses on grandchildren who have regular face-to-face contact with grandparents and the importance they and their grandparents attach to the grandparent-grandchild...

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Adapting Adoption: A Case of Closet Politics?

Ian Dey.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 9112 words.

The Adoption and Children Act 2002 addressed problems of delay in the adoption process, particularly with regard to children looked after in the care system. This article reviews the...

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