Joint Custody and Shared Parenting: Second Edition

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The first edition of Joint Custody and Shared Parenting, published in 1984, set the agenda for law reform and research on the effects of joint custody. The initial volume reported on preliminary data from the small research samples then available and surveyed existing law. Benefiting from the studies that have been conducted since then and from new legal developments, this second edition—completely revised and updated to encompass the wealth of new research, literature, and law—represents the collective knowledge...

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Overview

The first edition of Joint Custody and Shared Parenting, published in 1984, set the agenda for law reform and research on the effects of joint custody. The initial volume reported on preliminary data from the small research samples then available and surveyed existing law. Benefiting from the studies that have been conducted since then and from new legal developments, this second edition—completely revised and updated to encompass the wealth of new research, literature, and law—represents the collective knowledge of child developmental experts, therapists, mediators, researchers, economists, and lawyers.

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"This second edition of JOINT CUSTODY AND SHARED PARENTING should be in every family practitioner's library. It brings together the most important works on shared custody and parenting. How satisfying to find so many valuable resources in one volume!' --Isolina Ricci, Ph.D., Executive Director, New Family Center, San Francisco, CA

"JOINT CUSTODY AND SHARED PARENTING is a must-have' addition to the library of anyone working in this field as well as an extremely useful resource for parents who are exploring the pros and cons of shared parenting. The second edition is even better than the earlier one. I have two copies in my office -- one for clients and one for me.' --Ann L. Milne, ACSW, Executive Director, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

"This new edition of JOINT CUSTODY AND SHARED PARENTING has a wealth of information for all persons involved in family decision making. It is a necessary addition to the library of all family lawyers, judges, social workers, mediators, economists, and most of all families contemplating custodial decisions.' --Judge Betty Barteau, Court of Appeals of Indiana

"For counselors, lawyers, and judges involved in custody disputes, this up-to-date collection of research, legal and practical information, is an invaluable guide on joint custody and shared parenting issues. This book has everything you need to know to help parents and children work out reasonable custodial agreements. Using this book will help practitioners avoid many unpleasant hours of courtroom battle.' --Judge Frank A. Orlando, (Ret.) Director, Center for the Study of Youth Policy, Nova University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898624816
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/23/1991
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 380
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author


Jay Folberg is Dean of the Law School at the University of San Francisco. He has served as president of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, chair of the Mediation and Arbitration Committee of the American Bar Association-Family Law Section, chair of the Oregon State Bar Family Law Section, chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Association of American Law Schools, and as a member of the National Accrediting Commission for Marriage and Family Therapy. He is the immediate past president of the Academy of Family Mediators. In addition to numerous other publications, he is co-author of Mediation: A Comprehensive Guide to Resolving Conflicts without Litigation, and co-editor of Divorce Mediation: Theory and Practice.
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