Providing a panoramic and interdisciplinary perspective, this book explores the interrelations between globalization, borders, families and the law. It considers the role of international, multi-national and religious laws in shaping the lives of the millions of families that are affected by the opportunities and challenges created by globalization, and the ongoing resilience of national borders a...
Series: Global Law Series
Paperback: 394 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (August 18, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 8.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 1887290
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This is an excellent and important book! Prof Hacker takes us on a fascinating journey through the worlds of family, globalization, boarders and the law. Through discussions of issues such as: cross-border abortion, cross-border surrogacy, parental c...
boundaries. Examining familial life-span stages - establishing spousal relations, raising children and being cared for in old age - Hacker demonstrates the fruitfulness in studying families beyond the borders of national family law, and highlights the relevance of immigration and citizenship law, public and private international law and other branches of law. This book provides a rich empirical description of families in our era. It is relevant not only to legal scholars and practitioners but also to scholars and students within the sociology of the family, globalization studies, border studies, immigration studies and gender studies.