Child, Family and State: NOMOS XLIV

Child, Family and State: NOMOS XLIV

by Stephen Macedo
     
 

The forty-fourth volume in the esteemed NOMOS series considers the philosophical, political, and legal dilemmas of the changing definition of "family" today.See more details below

Overview

The forty-fourth volume in the esteemed NOMOS series considers the philosophical, political, and legal dilemmas of the changing definition of "family" today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814756829
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
02/10/2003
Series:
Nomos Ser.
Pages:
431
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: ADOPTION, RACE, AND PUBLIC POLICY
1. Toward New Understandings of Adoption: Individuals and Relationships in Transracial and Open Adoption
2. Placing the Adoptive Self
3. The Child Welfare System’s Racial Harm
4. Is Complaint a Moral Argument?
5. Comments on Dorothy Roberts’s “The Child Welfare System’s Racial Harm”
6. Legal Fictions and Family Romances: Contesting Paradigms of Child Placement
PART II: EDUCATION AND PARENTAL AUTHORITY
7. Parents, Government, and Children: Authority over Education in the Liberal Democratic State
8. Taking Children’s Interests Seriously
9. The Proper Scope of Parental Authority: Why We Don’t Owe Children an “Open Future”
PART III: SAME-SEX FAMILIES
10. Children’s Rights in Gay and Lesbian Families: A Child-Centered Perspective
11. Relationship Rights for a Queer Society: Why Gay Activism Needs to Move Away from the Right to Marry
PART IV: BIRTHRIGHT CITIZENSHIP
12. Children of a Lesser State: Sustaining Global Inequality through Citizenship Laws
13. Moral Equality and Birthright Citizenship

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