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Published: 07 October 2004

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199270941

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An Introduction to Family Law

Second Edition

Gillian Douglas

Clarendon Law Series

  • Provides a succinct, clear and accessible overview of family law
  • Offers an introduction to the themes of family law to provide the reader with a firm understanding of the contours of the subject
  • Highlights the principles underlying family law and examines them in a broad context - with particular reference to the advent of human rights thinking and social change
  • Modern and thoroughly up-to-date in content, taking into account the abandonment of divorce reform, the new child support scheme, the ECHR and international angles

New to this Edition:

  • Detailed discussion of the Adoption and Children Act 2002, the Lambert v Lambert case, human rights developments and potential reform to the law on domestic violence.

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