Overview:Rights, Gender and Family Law - There has been a widespread resurgence of rights talk in social and legal discourses pertaining to the regulation of family life, as well as an increase in the use of rights in family law cases, in the UK, the US, Canada and Australia. Rights, Gender and Family Law addresses the implications of these developments - and, in particular, the impact of rights-based approaches upon the idea of welfare and its practical application. There are now many areas of family law in which rights and welfare based approaches have been forced together. But whilst, to many, they are premised upon different ethics - respectively, of justice and of care - for others, they can nevertheless be reconciled. In this respect, a central concern is the 'gender-blind' character of rights-based approaches, and the ontological and practical consequences of their employment in the gendered context of the family. Rights, Gender and Family Law explores the tensions between rights-based and welfare-based approaches: explaining their differences and connections; considering whether, if at all, they are reconcilable; and addressing the extent to which they can advantage or disadvantage the interests of women, children and men. It may be that rights-based discourses will dominate family law, at least in the way that social policy and legislation respond to calls of equality of rights between mothers and fathers. This collection, however, argues that rights cannot be given centre-stage without thinking through the ramifications for gendered power-relations, and the welfare of children. It will be of interest to researchers and scholars working in the fields of family law, gender studies and social welfare.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603728480-9780415482677. It was written by the following authors: Jonathan Herring, Shazia Choudhry, Julie Wallbank. Book Rights, Gender and Family Law, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Law, Business, Finance. The book was published on 2009-11-25 00:00:00. It has 304 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 612 g. File for download Rights, Gender and Family Law has PDF format and is called rights-gender-and-family-law.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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