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From Father's Property to Children's Rights

The History of Child Custody in the United States

From Father's Property to Children's Rights( )
Author: Mason, Mary A.
Mason, Mary Ann
ISBN:978-0-231-08047-7
Publication Date:Jan 1996
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $79.00
Book Description:

Combining historical and legal scholarship, this is an analysis of the history of child custody in the USA from colonial times to the present day. It draws on history to illuminate contemporary issues, offering a rich perspective on the historical relationship of children to their parents. The author draws on three periods of pivotal change in social attitudes and the law, connecting these transformations to the changing status of women and the increasing power of mothers. He describes...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Children's Studies
Law / Child Advocacy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 22.9 x 1.371 cm
Book Weight:0.378 Kilograms



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