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Family Law Gender and the State: Text, Cases and Materials Alison Diduck

Family Law Gender and the State: Text, Cases and Materials

Alison Diduck

Published August 24th 1999
ISBN : 9781841130859
Paperback
720 pages
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This text on family law provides an explication of legal principle and explores, primarily from a feminist perspective, some of the assumptions relating to gender, sexual orientation, class and culture underlying the law. It examines the ideology ofMoreThis text on family law provides an explication of legal principle and explores, primarily from a feminist perspective, some of the assumptions relating to gender, sexual orientation, class and culture underlying the law. It examines the ideology of the family and, in particular, the role of the law in contributing to and reproducing that ideology. Structured around the themes of welfare, equality and family privacy, the book aims to offer the benefits of a textbook while also giving students a wide-ranging set of materials for classroom discussion, using the case method to demonstrate how various issues might be resolved.