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The Psychology of Family Law

Eve Brank


Although family law is diverse and does not fit into a neat theoretical statement as do many other areas of law, one consistent theme is present in family law—human behavior. Although relying too heavily and uncritically on empirical data and conclusions can be risky, there is promise and utility in empirical science applied to family law. This book focuses on the premise that empirical research in family law can lead to better outcomes in many situations. Like other texts in the current Law and Psychology series, this book examines and includes a variety of psychological theories stemming fro ... More

Keywords: Family, Psychology, Research, Empirical, Culture, Law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781479865413
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479865413.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eve Brank, author
University of Nebraska, Lincoln