New families – new governance: international reflections

Professor Anne Barlow, University of Exeter and members of the UK
Network on Family, Regulation and Society

This article summarises the work of the Leverhulme
International Network on New Families; New Governance and reports on their
final London academic conference in September 2014. Drawing on the opening
keynote address by Baroness Hale, key findings from this interdisciplinary and
international 3-year project exploring the changing relationship between family
and State are discussed and explored from different perspectives. Some commonalities and differences in causes
and responses are considered, alongside lessons for family law and policy
locally and globally. The themes of
Governance and regulation: making good families or …read more

Source: Family Law News


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