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Conceptualising home : theories, laws and policies / Lorna Fox.

Author/Creator:
Fox O'Mahony, Lorna, author.
Publication:
Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (568 p.)
Subjects:
Real property.
Domicile.
Home -- Philosophy.
Language:
English
Summary:
It is difficult to overstate the everyday importance of home in law. Home provides the backdrop for our lives, and is often the scene or the subject of legal disputes. In addition, in recent decades there has been growing academic interest in the meaning of home, which has prompted empirical studies and theoretical exploration in a wide range of disciplines. Yet, while the authenticity of home as a social, psychological, cultural and emotional phenomenon has been recognised in other disciplines, it has not penetrated the legal domain, where the proposition that home can encapsulate meanings b
Contents:
Conceptualising home in context
The meaning of home in legal analysis : the creditor/occupier context
Balancing creditors' claims against 'Home' interests
The meaning of home : a conceptual springboard
Home ownership and the meaning of home
Idea of 'Home' in property theory and law
Valuing 'Family' in the family home
'Re-possessing women' : gender and the meanings of home
Taking account of child occupiers : from rhetoric to reality?
The concept of home in a human rights framework.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Electronic reproduction. London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreement.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [525]-542) and index.
ISBN:
1-4742-0055-9
1-280-83988-0
9786610839889
1-84731-291-8
OCLC:
437181750
Publisher Number:
10.5040/9781474200554 doi
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