Family Law-9781352009194

Family Law

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This popular, long-established textbook provides a clear and engaging account of a fascinating and dynamic subject, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law, and discussing controversies surrounding the basic doctrines by placing them in a wider context. The book takes an applied approach and provides real life examples to illustrate how the law works in practice. This book is essential reading for law students taking undergraduate modules in family law and child law. Students on social work, social policy, health care and human rights courses will also find it invaluable, as will postgraduates and those studying the subject for professional purposes. New to this Edition:- In-depth information on new reforms to the law on domestic violence, now more appropriately referred to as 'domestic abuse'- Fully updated case law, particularly in respect of Supreme Court developments in the areas of divorce and civil partnership- Overview and analysis of the government's proposed reforms to the law on divorce- Up-to-date statistics- A discussion question in each chapter, with suggested ways to approach it on the companion website


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