Parenting issues after separation: a Scandinavian perspective

Authored by: Anna Singer

Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy

Print publication date:  May  2014
Online publication date:  May  2014

Print ISBN: 9780415640404
eBook ISBN: 9780203796221
Adobe ISBN: 9781134447534


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The law concerning parenting issues after separation has for a long time been a key policy area in the Scandinavian countries. 1 Over the last decades there have been frequent and sometimes significant legislative initiatives to encourage ‘equal parenting’. This is to a large extent visualised as being achieved through joint parental responsibility for parents who are no longer living together.

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