Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 January 2005

976 Pages


ISBN: 9780199280919

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Family Law in the Twentieth Century

A History

Stephen Cretney

  • A detailed exploration of how the law treats families, how it has changed through the twentieth century, and how that change came about
  • Highlights the role of law in key societal changes of the Twentieth century, including the role of women, divorce, and the increasing role of the state in child protection
  • Described in the Times Literary Supplement under the heading 'Book of the Century'

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