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From Father's Property to Children's Rights: The History of Child Custody in the United States
     

From Father's Property to Children's Rights: The History of Child Custody in the United States

by Mary Ann Mason
 

ISBN-10: 0231080468

ISBN-13: 9780231080460

Pub. Date: 06/09/1994

Publisher: Columbia University Press

— Judith Wallerstein

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— Judith Wallerstein

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231080460
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
06/09/1994
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction1. Fathers/Masters: Children/Servants: Child Custody in the Colonial Era2. From Fathers' Rights to Mothers' Love: The Transformation of Child Custody Law in the First Century of the New Republic, 1790-18903. The State as Superparent: The Progressive Era, 1890-19204. In the Best Interest of the Child? 1960-19905. The Ascendancy of the Social Sciences

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