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  1. Plurality and Diversity in Law: Family Forms and Family's Functions

    Plurality and Diversity in Law: Family Forms and Family's Functions

    Book | 1st edition 2023 | United Kingdom | Jacqueline Heaton, Aida Kemelmajer
    This book presents comparative perspectives based on findings presented in National Reports on the theme 'Plurality and Diversity in Law: Family Forms and Family's Functions'. The contributions focus on whether, and if so, how, family law recognises that a child can have multiple parents, and which family functions are recognised and favoured by the law.
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  2. Between Sexuality, Gender and Reproduction

    Between Sexuality, Gender and Reproduction

    On the Pluralisation of Family Forms
    Book | 1st edition 2023 | World | Nina Dethloff, Katharina Kaesling
    This book addresses the pluralisation of family forms as an expression of the transformation of society and its normative foundations. Against a legal background, the development of diverse family concepts and practices is examined and the (severed) links between sexuality, gender and reproduction are explored.
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  3. A Comparative Law Analysis of No-Fault Comprehensive Compensation Funds

    A Comparative Law Analysis of No-Fault Comprehensive Compensation Funds

    International Best Practice and Contemporary Applications
    Book | 1st edition 2023 | World | Kim Watts
    This book is a groundbreaking comparative law analysis of the world's largest and most mature compensation funds, impacting nearly 22 million people in the four jurisdictions of Victoria (Australia), Quebec and Manitoba (Canada), and New Zealand. These funds operate in a way that turns tort law on its head, are financially stable and sustainable, and represent a true revolution in private law. The book takes important steps to further scientific knowledge of large alternative liability systems and goes beyond existing literature in the field.
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  4. Family Matters

    Family Matters

    Essays in Honour of John Eekelaar
    Book | 1st edition 2022 | United Kingdom | Jens Scherpe, Stephen Gilmore
    This book is a collection of 66 essays on family law and family justice by academics and senior judges, celebrating the long and distinguished career of leading family law scholar, John Eekelaar, FBA.
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  5. The Child's Right to Participate in Family Law Proceedings

    The Child's Right to Participate in Family Law Proceedings

    Represented, Heard or Silenced?
    Book | 1st edition 2022 | United Kingdom | Charlotte Mol
    In family law proceedings, such as divorce, children are afforded the right to express their views and these must be considered seriously during the deliberation by the decision-maker. This book examines the international and European human rights frameworks through the lens of the child's right to participate.
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  6. Domestic Violence and Parental Child Abduction

    Domestic Violence and Parental Child Abduction

    The Protection of Abducting Mothers in Return Proceedings
    Book | 1st edition 2022 | World | Katarina Trimmings, Anatol Dutta, Costanza Honorati, Mirela Zupan
    This book addresses the issue of mothers who, fleeing from domestic violence, take their children with them and thus become liable for international child abduction. It examines how protection measures can help the abducting mother in this context, with a special focus on the utility of Regulation 606/2013 on mutual recognition of protection measures in civil matters and Directive 2011/99/EU on the European Protection Order, which allow cross-border circulation of protection measures.
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  7. Legal Pluralism and Efficiency in Marriage Law

    Legal Pluralism and Efficiency in Marriage Law

    Book | 1st edition 2022 | Rorick Tovar Galvan
    This book presents a comprehensive framework through which to conceptualize marriage from a law and economics perspective. It shows the economic rationale behind substantive marriage law and proposes an efficient conflict of laws system that prioritizes predictability and congruency in the determination of the applicable law.
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  8. The EU Regulations on Matrimonial Property and Property of Registered Partnerships

    The EU Regulations on Matrimonial Property and Property of Registered Partnerships

    Book | 1st edition 2022 | Lucia Ruggeri, Agne Limante, Neža Pogorelcnik Vogrinc
    This volume contributes to the literature on private international family law in Europe through the examination of two recent EU instruments: the Matrimonial Property Regulation and the Regulation on the Property Consequences of Registered Partnerships. The book presents the two regulations in a clear and comprehensive manner and analyses their implications for EU family law going forward.
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  9. Legal Systems of the Pacific

    Legal Systems of the Pacific

    Introducing Sixteen Gems
    Book | 1st edition 2021 | World | Jennifer Corrin, Tony Angelo
    With no new books written on these legal systems for nearly 30 years, this book fills a gap in the literature and offers a true 'insider' perspective with the majority of authors being indigenous or long-term residents of the countries in question.
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  10. Coronavirus and the Law in Europe

    Coronavirus and the Law in Europe

    Book | 1st edition 2021 | United Kingdom | Ewoud Hondius, Marta Santos Silva, Andrea Nicolussi, Pablo Salvador Coderch, Christiane Wendehorst, Fryderyk Zoll
    This book examines coronavirus-related legislation and its consequences in European states. It brings together expert contributions from over 80 academics and practitioners.
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  11. EU Private Law

    EU Private Law

    Anatomy of a Growing Legal Order
    Book | 1st edition 2021 | Jürgen Basedow
    The book deals with the impact of EU law on private relations. While EU law has principally developed through vertical relations of the Union and its Member States with private persons, its foundations, principles and enforcement mechanisms are increasingly affecting the growing body of EU law governing horizontal relations between individuals and undertakings. The results are sometimes unexpected and sometimes inappropriate.
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  12. European Contract Law and the Creation of Norms

    European Contract Law and the Creation of Norms

    Book | 1st edition 2021 | Europe | Stefan Grundmann, Mateusz Grochowski
    The book sketches a broad landscape of sources of modern contract law, with particular regard to EU private law rules. It provides for a better understanding of the identity of present-day contract law by analysing the multitude of social and economic dynamics that shape its normative landscape.
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  13. The Interaction between Family Law, Succession Law and Private International Law

    The Interaction between Family Law, Succession Law and Private International Law

    Adapting to Change
    Book | 1st edition 2021 | Jens Scherpe, Elena Bargelli
    This book brings together a range of views on the reciprocal influences of substantive and private international law in the fields of family and succession law. It outlines some key elements of this interplay in selected jurisdictions and provides a basis for discussion and future work on the reciprocal influences of domestic and European law.
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  14. Immoral Contracts in Europe

    Immoral Contracts in Europe

    Book | 1st edition 2020 | Europe | Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi, Chantal Mak, Zeeshan Mansoor
    This book brings together a group of renowned contract lawyers to analyse how their own legal systems deal with twelve cases of morally dubious agreements. It explores questions of validity, enforceability and the availability of remedies, while offering crucial insights into the divergences and converges between different European legal systems.
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