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Inside the Castle Law and the Family in 20th Century America

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ISBN-10: 0691163324

ISBN-13: 9780691163321

Edition: 2011

Authors: Joanna L. Grossman, Lawrence M. Friedman

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Inside the Castle is a comprehensive social history of twentieth-century family law in the United States. Joanna Grossman and Lawrence Friedman show how vast, oceanic changes in society have reshaped and reconstituted the American family. Women and children have gained rights and powers, and novel forms of family life have emerged. The family has more or less dissolved into a collection of independent individuals with their own wants, desires, and goals. Modern family law, as always, reflects the brute social and cultural facts of family life.The story of family law in the twentieth century is complex. This was the century that said goodbye to common-law marriage and breach-of-promise…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 11/3/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.09" long x 1.07" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Freddy Bugge Christiansen is professor of population biology at the University of Aarhus in Denmark. He is the author of "Population Genetics of Multiple Loci" and coauthor of "Theories of Populations in Biological Communities" and "Population Genetics".