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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...

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,...

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.

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...

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...

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.

Abstract

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

Ahead of the game or behind the times? The Scottish children's hearings system in international context

C Hallett.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2000; p ublished online April 2000 .

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

The Scottish Children's Hearing System, established in 1971, has survived largely unchanged for almost thirty years. Despite wide-ranging reform of child welfare in the Children (Scotland)...

Amendment of the Marriage Law in China

Xuejun Zhang.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

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

The modification of the Marriage Law passed in 1980 was part of a policy to regulate the country through law, to enhance morals and to protect people's rights regarding marriage and the...

The Anatomy of Rural Family Revolution: State, Law, and the Family in Rural China, 1949–1966 Part One

Neil J. Diamant.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 1997; p ublished online August 1997 .

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

This article, which is in two parts, takes a new look at how the 1950 Marriage Law of the People's Republic of China shaped family dynamics in rural areas between 1949 and 1966. In contrast...

The Anatonomy of Rural Family Revolution: State, Law and Family in Rural China, 1949-1966 Part Two

Neil J. Diamant.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 1997; p ublished online August 1997 .

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

Apology

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

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

THE APPLICATION OF SPANISH CHILD WELFARE LAW

TERESA PICONTÓ-NOVALES.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 1998; p ublished online August 1998 .

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

The purpose of the present article is to give an account of the application of the Spanish Child Welfare Law after the reform of the said law by Law 21/1987, which regulated the systems of...

Are Persons Property? Legal Debates about Property and Personality

J.W. Harris.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2003; p ublished online August 2003 .

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

Assessing the Argument for Specialized Courts: Evidence from Family Courts in Spain

Nuno Garoupa, Natalia Jorgensen and Pablo Vazquez.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Marriage and the Family. 4001 words.

Specialized courts have become a key component of the legal reform packages implemented in civil law countries, particularly, in the area of family law. One argument for this policy is that...

THE AUSTRALIAN FAMILY LAW REFORM ACT 1995 AND PUBLIC ATTITUDES TO PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY1

KATHLEEN FUNDER.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

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

Although parental responsibilities are at the heart of Part VII of the Family Law Reform Act 1995, we know very little about what Australians, and particularly divorced parents who are...

An Australian Perspective on the Evolution of the Law in Relation to the Assessment of Special Contributions in ‘Big Money’ Cases: Never Mind the Law, Feel the Politics

Paul Guest.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

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

This contribution examines the evolution of the doctrine of special contribution from the legislative provisions of the Family Law Act 1975 and the High Court’s imposition of a duty on trial...

Australia's Family Law Act: The First Twenty‐Five Years

Margaret Harrison.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

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

The passage of the Family Law Act (Cth) in 1975 heralded the introduction of a new approach to divorce and associated matters in Australia. The more obvious features of the legislation were...

Australia's Fragmented Family Law System: Jurisdictional Overlap in the Area of Child Protection

Fiona Kelly and Belinda Fehlberg.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

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

This article presents the findings of an empirical study of cases of jurisdictional overlap in the area of child protection.1 The study comprised a qualitative analysis of two samples of...

Authority relations in families and child welfare in the Netherlands and England: new styles of governance

C Van Nijnatten.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2000; p ublished online August 2000 .

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

In recent years western States have experienced gradual changes in relations of authority with advances in the social and the legal status both of subordinate groups and of individuals. This...

Autonomy, Self-determination, and Human Rights: Legal Safeguards in Argentina to Prevent Elder Abuse and Neglect

María Isolina Dabove.

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. 5855 words.

Abstract

Elder abuse and neglect is one of the most important social problems in the world and it has grown together with global ageing. In this research, we...