Civil Partnerships in UK Law

  • Combating Child Sex Tourism in South‐east Asia: Law Enforcement Cooperation and Civil Society Partnerships
    • Nbr. 41-2, June 2014
    • Journal of Law and Society
    Many states have enacted extra‐territorial child sex tourism (CST) offences. Despite the existence of these offences, some states, including Australia and the United Kingdom, continue to privilege ...
  • Adoption, Homosexuality and the European Convention on Human Rights: Gas and Dubois v France
    • Nbr. 75-6, November 2012
    • The Modern Law Review
    On 15 March 2012 the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) issued its first judgment addressing the differential treatment of same‐sex and opposite‐sex couples in respect of the adoption of a ...
    ......1 The Court held that excluding same-sex couples in civil partnerships, who have no legal right to marry,from adoption provisions ......
  • Governing urban security in Finland: Towards the ‘European model’
    • Nbr. 10-3, May 2013
    • European Journal of Criminology
    The article describes and evaluates the development of urban security management in Finland since 2002. The evaluation is based on governmental safety and security strategies, 228 local safety plan...
    ...... by state and municipal authorities (networks, strategic partnerships); contingency planning, civil protection and preparedness have been ......
  • Effects of Civil Wars on International Trade, 1950-92
    • Nbr. 41-6, November 2004
    • Journal of Peace Research
    The relationship between economic interdependence and international conflict is a burgeoning research topic. Previous research has examined the role of interstate co...
    ......Finally, this article questions whether the effects of civil wars can be mitigated by security partnerships. One key finding from analy- ses of 120 countries between 1950 and 1992 is that civil wars decrease bilateral trade between states by one-third. In ......
  • Third Way Regulation? Community Legal Service Partnerships
    • Nbr. 64-4, July 2001
    • The Modern Law Review
    This article examines recent changes in the civil legal aid scheme in England and Wales (now called the Community Legal Service) and the creation of Community Legal Service Partnerships in particul...
    ...... Third Way Regulation? Community Legal Service Partnerships Richard Moorhead* This article examines recent changes in the civil legal aid scheme in Englan d and Wales (now called the Community Legal Service) and the creation of Community Legal Service Partnerships in ......
  • The Limits of Partnership: An Exit-Action Strategy for Local Democratic Inclusion
    • Nbr. 55-4, December 2007
    • Political Studies
    The challenge of enhancing the ‘democratic anchorage’ of partnerships has become a central concern in policy studies. Radical reform proposals designed to level the deliberative playing field inclu...
    ...... of enhancing the ‘democratic anchorage’ of partnerships has become a central concern in ... substantial research agenda on the politics of the state–civil society nexus. . ......
  • CAPAM Symposium on Networked Government: Building public trust through public–private partnerships
    • Nbr. 71-3, September 2005
    • International Review of Administrative Sciences
    Collaborative working through public–private partnerships, though not new, has become more common. Strong partnerships are built and sustained by norms of reliabilit...
    ......In the first case, the trust established through a long-standing government/civil society partnership in the delivery of school-based education has been dissipated by acrimonious public wrangling over the autonomy of ......
  • Strategizing for the Future through the Civil Partnership Act
    • Nbr. 33-2, June 2006
    • Journal of Law and Society
    Using Fraser's ‘status model of recognition’ as the conceptual lens through which to view the ‘misrecognition’ of gay and lesbian relationships, this paper assesses the value of the Civil Partnersh...
    ...... Sterling Housing Association [2000] 2 FLR 27, and Ghaidan v. Godin-Mendoza [2004] UKHL 30. 3 By 31 January 2006, 3,648 civil partnerships had been registered in England and Wales: General Register Office Press Release, 22 February 2006, at
  • The Search for Policy Innovation in Urban Governance
    • Nbr. 23-2, April 2008
    • Public Policy and Administration
    Contemporary innovation in local governance in England is, in part, trying to formalize partnership working, drawing on the supposedly exemplary experience of urban policy. The latter has a long hi...
    ...... in Urban Governance Lessons from Community-led Regeneration Partnerships . Jon Coaffee and Iain Deas University of Manchester, UK . Abstract . ... levels as well as horizontally across agencies, and diagonally with civil society. The reality, as this article demonstrates through the experience ......
  • Sacred Spaces, Sacred Words: Religion and Same‐sex Marriage in England and Wales
    • Nbr. 44-2, June 2017
    • Journal of Law and Society
    This article provides an analysis of the ways in which the spatial and illocutionary requirements of English marriage law – which regulate the spaces in which marriages may be solemnized and the wo...
    ...... differences between the spatial and illocutionary aspects of `civil marriage' and `religious marriage' to argue in favour of the enactment of ... distinction in law between marriage and registered same-sex partnerships'. 67 In response to these arguments, key supporters of the introduction of ......
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