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The psychology of family law

Author: Eve M Brank
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Psychology and the law (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 text focuses on the premise that empirical research in family law can  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eve M Brank
ISBN: 9781479882601 1479882607
OCLC Number: 1089804797
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : the door to the family home --
Barriers to marriage --
Leading up to marriage and family --
Getting, being, and staying married --
Becoming a parent and "making" a family --
Parenthood and other caregiving --
Dissolution of marriage --
Child custody, visitation, and support --
Intimate partner violence, child maltreatment, and elder maltreatment --
Conclusion : closing the door to the family home.
Series Title: Psychology and the law (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Eve M. Brank.

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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 text focuses on the premise that empirical research in family law can lead to better outcomes in many situations.

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