International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family


The subject matter of the International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family comprises the following: analyses of the law relating to the family which carry an interest beyond the jurisdiction dealt with, or which are of a comparative nature; theoretical analyses of family law; sociological literature concerning the family which is of special interest to law and legal policy; social policy literature of special interest to law and the family; literature in related disciplines (such as medicine, psychology, demography) which is of special relevance to law and the family; research findings in the above areas; reviews of books and relevant reports.

Online ISSN: 1464-3707
Print ISSN: 1360-9939

Volume 36, Issue 1, 1 APRIL 2022

Int J Law Policy Family (2022) 36 (1): 1


Family law professionals' views of post-separation parenting apps
UK surrogates' characteristics, experiences, and views on surrogacy law reform
Mothering Practices and Human Rights Abuses of Girls in Marginalized Contexts: Examining the Moral Culpability of Women who Abuse Children
An Assessment of the Mauritian Legal and Regulatory Measures to Mitigate Domestic Violence in the Wake of COVID-19: A Comparative Study with South Africa
The normative underpinnings of Ireland's proposed regulation of assisted human reproduction
Calm Reflections Under Hot Demand: Do Single Women in China Have Reproductive Freedom?
Urgent Care Proceedings for New-born Babies in England and Wales – Time for a Fundamental Review
Trends in the Division of Matrimonial Property Based on Contribution: an Empirical Case Study Based on the Structured Approach in Singapore
What makes a Parent? Challenging the Importance of a Genetic Link for Legal Parenthood in International Surrogacy Arrangements
A Conflict between the Best Interests of the Child and the Right to Respect for Family Life?
Men, Fatherhood, and the Regulation of Assisted Reproduction in Israel
'Homeless in their own home': the case of home-deprived single mothers
The French Law on Bioethics and its Limitations: Challenges for the Future from a Comparative Perspective
The Right to Adequate Child Support in Jordan: The Implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Experience with Ontario's Parenting Plan Guide and Template
Family Court Responses to Claims of Parental Alienation in Quebec
Decoding the puzzle: Chinese culture, familial transfers, and disputes in Western courts
Singapore's Adult Guardianship Law and the Role of the Family in Medical Decision-Making
Are human rights 'toothless' in Australian child protection matters? Perspectives of lawyers and social workers
Recognising Legal Parenthood in Chinese Same-sex Families: Obstacles, Conflicts, and Possible Resolutions
Child support systems and government budgets: thorny policy choices to recover costs
'Donor-matching' in Third-party Reproduction: a Comparative Analysis of Law and Practice in Europe
The application of the voluntary guardianship regime to same-sex relationships in China

Book Reviews: Law through the Life Course
Book Reviews: International Survey of Family Law 2021
Book Reviews: Problematizing Law, Rights, and Childhood in Israel/Palestine
Book Reviews: Parental Guidance, State Responsibility and Evolving Capacities: Article 5 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
Book Reviews: Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy
Book Reviews: Domestic Violence and Parental Child Abduction: The Protection of Abducting Mothers in Return Proceedings
Book Reviews: Die Frühehe im Recht—Praxis, Rechtsvergleich, Kollisionsrecht, höherrangiges Recht
Book Reviews: Tying the Knot: The Formation of Marriage 1836–2020
Book Reviews: Festskrift till Maarit Jänterä-Jareborg, Marie Linton and Mosa Sayed (eds)
Livsfellesskap—Rettsfellesskap. Festskrift til Tone Sverdrup 70 år
Book Reviews: Reviews: Penser la GPA (French edition)


 Dr Jonathan Herring , Exeter College, Oxford Book reviews editor
 K Kiernan , UK Editorial board member
 M Freeman , UK Editorial board member
 M Maclean , UK Editorial board member
 M Richards , UK Editorial board member
 Mr John Eekelaar , Pembroke College, Oxford, UK Editor
 Professor Robert Dingwall , University of Nottingham, UK Editor
 S Cretney , UK Editorial board member