Book Review: Susan B. Boyd – Child Custody, Law, And Women’s Work

Book Review: Susan B. Boyd – Child Custody, Law, And Women’s Work (Oxford University Press, 2002) Child Custody, Law, and Women’s Work is an important book: for legislative policy makers, for judges and lawyers, and for women and men who want to understand the complex legal and social context of child custody and access in…

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Custody and Access Alert

Cet article est disponible uniquement en anglais. This spring, the federal government will table a report to Parliament on proposed changes to the Divorce Act, relating to custody, access and child-support. This will be an important phase in the process started in 1997 when, in exchange for Senate support for the Child Support Guidelines, the…

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In Whose Best Interests?

Cet article est disponible uniquement en anglais. Both historically and currently, women have been and remain the primary caregivers of children in most families in Canada. Certainly, fathers share more of the responsibility than they did in the past, but in 52% of Canadian families, women do all of the child care and housework and…

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