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Exploring the connection between families and inequality, Failure to Flourish How Law Undermines Family Relationships argues that the legal regulation of families stands fundamentally at odds with the needs of families Strong, stable, positive relationships are essential for both individuals and society to flourish, but from transportation policy to the criminal justice system, and from divorce rules to the child welfare system, the legal system makes it harder for parents to provide children with these kinds of relationships, exacerbating the growing inequality in America Failure to Flourish contends that we must re orient the legal system to help families avoid crises and, when conflicts arise, intervene in a manner that heals relationships To understand how wrong our family law system has gone and what we need to repair it, Failure to Flourish takes us from ancient Greece to cutting edge psychological research, and from the chaotic corridors of local family courts to a quiet revolution under way in how services are provided to families in need Incorporating the latest insights of positive psychology and social science research, the book sets forth a new, emotionally intelligent vision for a legal system that not only resolves conflict but actively encourages the healthy relationships that are at the core of a stable society....

Title : Failure to Flourish: How Law Undermines Family Relationships
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ISBN : 0190658797
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Oxford University Press Reprint edition September 1, 2016
Number of Pages : 352 pages
File Size : 982 KB
Status : Available For Download
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