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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Test of Faith: Haredi Communities and the Right to Education

Shmuel Levin.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 16701 words.

ABSTRACT

Ultra-orthodox Jewish (‘Haredi’) communities shun any outside influence or external media and maintain traditional customs, dress codes, and strict...

The Social Isolation Impact Project: Motion Picture & Television Fund Engages the Industry and Community in Staying Connected

Connie Corley, Maureen Feldman and Scott Kaiser.

in Public Policy & Aging Report

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Society; Geriatric Medicine; Public Policy; Care of the Elderly; Gerontology and Ageing. 1064 words.

Filling the Gaps with Public Policy: the Application of the Hague Convention Protocol in US Courts in the Absence of a Co-Signing State

Andrew A. Zashin, Christopher R. Reynolds and Amy M. Keating.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 7333 words.

This article will consider a possible avenue for filling ‘gaps’ when the 1980 Hague Abduction Convention or the 1996 Child Protection Convention do not apply in child custody/abduction...

Family Violence in Parenting Cases in Australia Under The Family Law Act 1975 (Cth): The Journey So Far – Where are We Now and are We There Yet?

Renata Alexander.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 14718 words.

This article charts the relevance of family violence in parenting cases in Australia since the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) commenced operation in January 1976, detailing not only the various...

Empirical Research on Protecting Women’s Property Rights in Divorce Proceedings in China

Wei Chen, Xin Zhang and Lei Shi.

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. 4023 words.

Abstract

The authors carried out a survey of divorce cases heard by a local People’s Court in Chongqing, China from 2011–2013. Some shortcomings were revealed...

Responsibility for the Soul of the Child: The Role of the State and Parents in Determining Religious Upbringing and Education

Rachel E. Taylor.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

April 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 11014 words.

Responsibility for the religious upbringing of the child is usually seen as a fundamental parental right and a matter for parental discretion. Concern over the rise of religious extremism...

The Legal, Medical and Social Implications of Child Marriage in Nigeria

Miriam Chinyere Anozie, Millicent Ele and Elizabeth Ijeamaka Anika.

in International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family

August 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Family Law; Law and Society; Politics and Law; Marriage and the Family. 11339 words.

Abstract

Nigeria is among the top 20 countries in Africa with the highest number of child-brides, mainly because child marriage is deeply entrenched in the...