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Divorcing responsibly

Reece, Helen (2003) Divorcing responsibly. Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781841132150

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Abstract

This book provides an analysis of the increasing impact on the law in general and divorce law in particular of post-liberalism,which replaces choice with self-discovery. The author shows that post-liberal premises formed the foundation for every aspect of the recent divorce reform proposals. Accordingly, she attributes their failure to the contradictions inherent within post-liberalism. Nevertheless, she concludes that post-liberalism maintains a subtle yet pervasive influence on the law. Specifically, this means that we are held accountable not for what we do but for how we approach our decisions. Thus, for the first time ever, it has become possible to divorce responsibly.

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://www.hartpub.co.uk
Additional Information: © 2003 Hart Publishing
Library of Congress subject classification: K Law > K Law (General)
Sets: Departments > Law
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2009 15:59
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/25602/

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