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Socio-Legal Research: Looking Beyond Black Letter Law in the Context of Birth Mothers’ Rights in Adoption Proceedings
(University of Plymouth, 2019)
This article explores the experiences that birth mothers face in adoption proceedings within a socio-legal context. With analysis of data from interviews with 32 birth mothers synthesised with the relevant provisions of ...
Hiding Behind the Law? A Critique of the Law and Practice under the Adoption and Children Act 2002
(University of Plymouth, 2014)
This article presents a critical analysis of adoption law in Britain. In particular, it focuses on provisions of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 (ACA), and the subsequent interpretation by the Family Courts, which appear ...