The Family, Law & Society: Cases & Materials (6th Revised edition)

The Family, Law & Society: Cases & Materials (6th Revised edition)

By: Elizabeth Cooke (author), David Pearl (author), Daniel Monk (author), Lady Justice Brenda Hale (author)Paperback

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The Family Law & Society; Cases & Materials is an invaluable resource for students. Produced by an esteemed author team it provides a wealth of carefully selected materials offering an overview of the social, economic, and political trends which have come to shape contemporary family life. The materials are linked by the authors through detailed commentary, opening up the complex legal issues for discussion and offering academic and judicial viewpoints. This new edition has been developed extensively to more effectively meet the needs of the undergraduate student, and as such the authors have created a casebook which combines the expertise of previous editions with a strong awareness of today's family law student.

About Author

Baroness Hale of Richmond, DBE, MA (Cantab), FBA Lord of Appeal in Ordinary since 2004 Previously Lord Justice of Appeal, 1999 to 2004, High Court Judge (Family Division), 1994 to 1999, Law Commissioner, 1984 to 1993, Faculty of Law, University of Manchester, 1966 to 1989 Visiting Professor of Law, King's College London Chancellor, University of Bristol David Pearl MA LLB PhD (Cantab) Circuit Judge since 1994 President, Care Standards Tribunal since 2002 Commissioner, Judicial Appointments Commission since 2006 Honorary Professor University of East Anglia since 1994 Life Fellow, Fitzwilliam College Cambridge since 1989 Bencher, Gray's Inn since 2002 Elizabeth Cooke MA LLM, Solicitor, Professor of Law at the University of Reading Daniel Monk LLB LLM Solicitor Senior Lecturer in Law at Birkbeck College, University of London


1. The family and the law ; 2. Relationship recognition: marriage and civil partnership ; 3. Making ends meet: family resources and state support ; 4. Divorce and the dissolution of civil partnership ; 5. Financial provision on divorce ; 6. Financial provision for separating cohabitants ; 7. Dangerous families ; 8. Parents, children and family life ; 9. Becoming a parent ; 10. When parents part ; 11. Social services for children and families ; 12. The 'permancy principle': who are my family?

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780199204243
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 704
  • ID: 9780199204243
  • weight: 1137
  • ISBN10: 0199204241
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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