By Diane Pranzo

What are the social and cultural good points that experience the main impression at the interpretation of the felony typical, “best curiosity of the child”? One procedure for answering this query is thru a comparability of 2 societies, Sweden and the U.S., either one of which practice an identical felony regular to related contested custody and visitation situations. This examine perspectives love, legislation, and information as separate discourses. Love encompasses the interpretations of the actors whose claims come up from the sentiments linked to care, crisis, and relationships, specifically mom and dad, the youngsters who're the topic of a case, and different relatives. Justice encompasses the interpretations and claims that are made via judges, yet its discourse comprises the criminal approach and criminal rules. wisdom is encompassed via the troubles and claims of execs and/or specialists together with social technological know-how discussions of care, welfare, and psychology and the interpretations and outlines given by means of the pros and specialists concerning the actors within the circumstances. This e-book hypothesizes comparability of 2 societies that makes a speciality of the interplay among the discourses of affection, justice, and data, within the strategy of decision-making in most sensible pursuits of the kid disputed custody instances, finds positive factors of decision-making that may be unavailable to researchers learning custody disputes in just one society.

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