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LAW 823 - From Partners to Parents: Selected Issues in Family Law (Prof. Fineman / Prof. Samandari, Spring 2015)  

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Secondary Sources

Use these sources to find background information and analysis related to your topic, as well as citations which will lead you to additional relevant sources. 

Emory Library Collections: Search using discoverE for books (and book chapters) on or related to your topic.  Some potential search terms include: adoption, “second parent adoption”, alimony and maintenance, bioethics, caretaking, “child support”, “children’s rights”, “civil union”, cohabitation, custody, dissolution, divorce, “domestic partnership”, “domestic relations”, “domestic violence”, equality, “foster care”, gender, heterosexual, marriage, monogamy, “parental rights”, paternity, polygamy, privacy, privatization, “reproductive technology”, “reproductive tourism”, “same-sex marriage”, sexuality, surrogacy, visitation and relocation

Book reviews: You can also find book reviews in many article databases which will often give you the choice to select reviews as a search option.

Working papers: Search SSRN/LSN, which publishes email abstracting journals for working papers and articles accepted for publication.

Law review articles (sources include some book reviews): Search law reviews and journals databases on Westlaw, Lexis, and Hein.

Journal articles from other disciplines: Search using Databases@Emory:

ALI Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution: Analysis and Recommendations

Women & the Law Collection (Hein Online) 

Feminism and Legal Theory Project Collection (Hein Online - recent materials include the Vulnerability and the Human Condition Initiative workshops) includes the following materials:

  • Full-text of Conference Workbooks
  • Calls for Papers
  • Interviews with FLT/VHC Visiting Scholars

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