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The Protection of Children: State Intervention and Family Life
This book is based on the most extensive investigation of child abuse and neglect ever carried out in Great Britain. The author followed the course of numerous cases from the first detection ofExpand
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Violence in the family
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Marriage and cohabitation in contemporary societies : areas of legal, social, and ethical change : an international and interdisciplinary study
These are the proceedings of the Third World Conference of the International Society on Family Law held in Uppsala Sweden June 5-9 1979. The 43 papers are grouped under five substantive subjectExpand
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Families and The State: An Historical Perspective on the Public Regulation of Private Conduct
This paper examines the history of the debate between advocates of the regulation and the deregulation of family life through a case study of English social policy for children in the nineteenth andExpand
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Childhood as a Social Problem: A Survey of the History of Legal Regulation
The state's regulation of parents' care of their children is currently a subject of some controversy in England. Drafters and enforcers of statutes are caught between contradictory demands: for theExpand
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Some legal issues in obstetric practice
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