Domestic reforms : political visions and family regulation in British Columbia, 1862-1940 (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Domestic reforms : political visions and family regulation in British Columbia, 1862-1940

Author: Christopher Allan Clarkson
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2009], ©2007.
Series: Law & society
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines three waves of property, inheritance, and maintenance law reform, arguing that each wave of legislation was related to a broader political vision, and was intended to precipitate vast social  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Allan Clarkson
OCLC Number: 757508989
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 17 févr. 2009).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Part 1: The Yeoman Dream1. Deserted Wives and Independent Men2. Married Women, Country Wives, and Destitute Orphans3. Chivalry and the Democratic JudiciaryPart 2: A Vision of Mutualistic Hierarchy4. Creditors' Rights, the 1887 Married Women's Property Act,and the Emergence of a Liberal FemininityPart 3: 'The Conservation ofChild-Life'5. Maintaining the 'Hope of the Race': Child-Saving in aConservative Era, 1901-156. Child Protection and Women's Equality in the Liberal Era,1916-237. Public Policy, Published Decisions, and Police Courts ConclusionNotes; Select Bibliography
Series Title: Law & society
Responsibility: Christopher Allan Clarkson.

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Chris Clarkson's new book, Domestic Reforms, is an important addition, not only to British Columbian family law scholarship, but also to the scholarship on the politics of family law and gender Read more...

 
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