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

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Abstract

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.
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
Pages235-251
Number of pages17
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016

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family law
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Keywords

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

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Norrie, K. M. (2016). The changing concept of 'Family' and challenges for family law in Scotland. In J. Scherpe (Ed.), European Famly Law: The Changing Concept of "Family" and Challenges for Domestic Family Law (Vol. 2, pp. 235-251). Cheltenham, UK; Northampton MA, USA.
Norrie, Kenneth McK. / The changing concept of 'Family' and challenges for family law in Scotland. European Famly Law: The Changing Concept of "Family" and Challenges for Domestic Family Law. editor / Jens Scherpe. Vol. 2 Cheltenham, UK; Northampton MA, USA, 2016. pp. 235-251
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European Famly Law: The Changing Concept of "Family" and Challenges for Domestic Family Law. ed. / Jens Scherpe. Vol. 2 Cheltenham, UK; Northampton MA, USA, 2016. p. 235-251.

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