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After Marriage EqualityThe Future of LGBT Rights

After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Carlos A. Ball (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book brings together twelve original essays by leading scholars of law, politics, and society to address the most important question facing the LGBT movement today: What does marriage equality ... More

Blaming MothersAmerican Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Linda C. Fentiman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814724828
eISBN:
9780814770290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724828.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

In the past several decades, medicine, the media, and popular culture have focused on mothers as the primary source of health risk for their children, even though American children are healthier than ... More

Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Children, Sexuality, and the Law

Sacha M. Coupet and Ellen Marrus (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814723852
eISBN:
9780814724217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814723852.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

American political and legal culture is uncomfortable with children's sexuality. While aware that sexual expression is a necessary part of human development, law rarely contemplates the complex ways ... More

Divorced from RealityRethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Over the past thirty years, there has been a dramatic shift in the way the legal system approaches and resolves family disputes. Traditionally, family law dispute resolution was based on an ... More

Justice for KidsKeeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Justice for Kids: Keeping Kids Out of the Juvenile Justice System

Nancy E. Dowd (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814721377
eISBN:
9780814721384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814721377.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Children and youth become involved with the juvenile justice system at a significant rate. While some children move just as quickly out of the system and go on to live productive lives as adults, ... More

The Man QuestionMale Subordination and Privilege

The Man Question: Male Subordination and Privilege

Nancy E. Dowd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720059
eISBN:
9780814785379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720059.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Among the many important tools feminist legal theorists have given scholars is antiessentialism: all women are not created equal, and privilege varies greatly by circumstances, particularly that of ... More

The Marriage BuyoutThe Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law

The Marriage Buyout: The Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law

Cynthia Lee Starnes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708248
eISBN:
9780814708477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708248.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

From divorce court to popular culture, alimony is a dirty word. Unpopular and rarely ordered, the awards are frequently inconsistent and unpredictable. The institution itself is often viewed as an ... More

Masculinities and the LawA Multidimensional Approach

Masculinities and the Law: A Multidimensional Approach

Frank Rudy Cooper and Ann C. McGinley (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814764039
eISBN:
9780814764046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814764039.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

According to masculinities theory, masculinity is not a biological imperative but a social construction. Men engage in a constant struggle with other men to prove their masculinity. This book ... More

Negotiating JusticeProgressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Negotiating Justice: Progressive Lawyering, Low-Income Clients, and the Quest for Social Change

Corey S. Shdaimah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740545
eISBN:
9780814786703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740545.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

While many young people become lawyers for the big bucks, others are motivated by the pursuit of social justice, seeking to help people for whom legal services are financially, socially, or ... More

A New Juvenile Justice SystemTotal Reform for a Broken System

A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System

Nancy E. Dowd (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898800
eISBN:
9781479800308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898800.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book aims at nothing less than a complete reform of the existing juvenile justice system: not minor change or even significant overhaul, but the replacement of the existing system with a ... More

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