The changing concept of 'Family' and challenges for family law in Scotland

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An examination of the developing notion of "family" within the Scottish legal system and of the future challenges that Scottish family law still has to face.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Famly Law
Subtitle of host publicationThe Changing Concept of "Family" and Challenges for Domestic Family Law
EditorsJens Scherpe
Place of PublicationCheltenham, UK; Northampton MA, USA
Number of pages17
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016


  • Scottish family law
  • divorce
  • same-sex relationships
  • cohabiting couples
  • parental duties
  • children's rights
  • parenthood
  • child protection
  • gender status

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