Making Family Law: A Socio Legal Account of Legislative Process in England and Wales, 1985 to 2010

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The legislative process is complex, encompassing a variety of aims and outcomes. Some norms and rules are embodied in law because we are simply expected by government to follow them. Others are there for entirely different reasons. A legislator may wish to send messages about what constitutes desirable behaviour, to demonstrate government's ability to deal with a local and short-term issue or to distract the electorate from other crises. Law is often, though not always, designed as a means to an end. Taking a sociological ...

Making Family Law: A Socio Legal Account of Legislative Process in England and Wales, 1985 to 2010 2011, Hart Publishing, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781849462273

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