Modern Family Law : Cases and Materials
Blending cases, notes, and problems with interdisciplinary materials, Modern Family Law: Cases and Materials, Second Edition offers contemporary coverage of the legal issues facing today's families The casebook holds student interest while it covers essential materials: - the text reflects the social diversity of the modern family and examines the women's rights movement, the children's rights movement, changing sexual mores, alternative family formations, and developments in reproductive technology- valuable interdisciplinary perspectives include excerpts, notes, and questions from history, psychology, sociology, social work, medicine, and philosophy- through coverage of family law basics sets the stage for more expansive topics- the text is easily adaptable to various course lengths and teaching methods- to heighten student awareness of the real impact of the law on people's lives, the authors include narratives that look behind the cases and statutes- the authors are highly regarded in both family law and feminist circlesFor the Second Edition, the authors add important material without lengthening the book: - additional cases, problems, and materials throughout the text- coverage of same-sex marriage, - grandparents' rights, illustrated by the Troxel case- extremely thorough Teacher's Manual helps you tailor the book to your course- a host of high-profile cases, such as: Stenberg v. Carhart; State v. Oakley; A.Z. v. B.Z.; and In re marriage of Buzzanca
- Hardback | 1305 pages
- 162.1 x 242.8 x 53.6mm | 1,492.33g
- 15 Mar 2002
- Aspen Publishers Inc.,U.S.
- Philadelphia, United States
- 2nd ed.