Susan B. Boyd

University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Professor Emerita

1822 East Mall

Vancouver , British Columbia V6T 1Z1

Canada

http://www.allard.ubc.ca/faculty-staff/susan-b-boyd-frsc

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1.

Gendering Legal Parenthood: Bio-Genetic Ties, Intentionality and Responsibility

Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, (2007) 25: 63-94
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2009
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law
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Abstract:

legal parenthood, bio-genetic ties, intentionality, responsibility, fathers' rights, women's autonomy

2.

'Marriage is More than Just a Piece of Paper: Feminist Critiques of Same Sex Marriage

(2013) 8:2 National Taiwan University Law Review 263-298
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Nov 2013
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law
Downloads 260 (58,924)

Abstract:

Marriage, Same Sex Relationships, Equality, Feminism, Recognition, Redistribution

3.

Losing the Feminist Voice? Debates on the Legal Recognition of Same Sex Partnerships in Canada

Feminist Legal Studies (2006) 14: 213-240
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2009
Claire Young and Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia - Faculty of Law and University of British Columbia Allard School of Law
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Abstract:

cohabitation, marginalisation of feminist critique, marriage, privatisation, same-sex relationships

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No Presumptions! Joint Custody in the British Columbia Court of Appeal

CHILDREN AND THE LAW: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF PROFESSOR NICHOLAS BALA, pp. 267-290, Sanjeev Anand, ed., Toronto: Irwin Law, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2011
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law
Downloads 72 (257,147)

Abstract:

Children, Custody, Joint Custody, Joint Guardianship, Presumptions

5.

Spaces and Challenges: Feminism in Legal Academia

University of British Columbia Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 205-220, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law
Downloads 70 (261,107)

Abstract:

Legal Education, Feminist Perspective

6.

Motherhood

Edited version is published as "Motherhood and Law: Constructing and Challenging Normativity" in Margaret Davies and Vanessa E. Munro, eds., The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theory (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2013), 267-283
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Nov 2013
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law
Downloads 63 (220,203)

Abstract:

Law, Motherhood

7.

Reforming Custody Laws: A Comparative Study

International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family, Vol. 18, pp. 119-146, 2004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2011
Helen Rhoades and Susan B. Boyd
Melbourne Law School and University of British Columbia Allard School of Law
Downloads 58 (293,432)

Abstract:

Child custody-Canada, Child custody-Australia, Domestic relations-Comparative law

8.

Feminism, Law, and Public Policy: Family Feuds and Taxing Times

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 42, pp. 545-582, 2004
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2009
Susan B. Boyd and Claire Young
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law and University of British Columbia - Faculty of Law
Downloads 51 (303,182)
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Abstract:

feminist jurisprudence, family law in Canada, public policy in Canada, taxation in Canada

9.

Can Law Challenge the Public/Private Divide? Women, Work, and Family

(1996) 15 Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice 161-185
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Mar 2014
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law
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Abstract:

Canada, Law and justice. Gender, Family relations, Law and society

10.

Backlash and the Construction of Legal Knowledge: The Case of Child Custody Law

(2001) 20 Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice 141-165
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Mar 2014
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law
Downloads 18 (421,430)

Abstract:

Canada, Family law, Child Custody, Legal knowledge, Backlash

11.

From Same-Sex to No Sex? Trends Towards Recognition of (Same-Sex) Relationships in Canada

Seattle Journal for Social Justice, Vol. 1, pp. 757-793, 2003
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 May 2010 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2014
Susan B. Boyd and Claire Young
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law and University of British Columbia - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Cohabitation, Same-sex marriage, Domestic partners, Gay couples, Feminist criticism

12.

British Columbia's New Family Law on Guardianship, Relocation, and Family Violence: The First Year of Judicial Interpretation

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Jul 2015
Susan B. Boyd and Matt Ledger
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law and University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law, Students
Downloads 17 (355,059)

Abstract:

The Family Law Act, family law, custody, family violence

13.

Canadian Feminist Perspectives on Law

Elizabeth Sheehy & Susan Boyd, “Canadian Feminist Perspectives on Law” (1986) 13:3 Journal of Law & Society 283,
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Susan B. Boyd and Elizabeth A. Sheehy
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law and University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Downloads 13 (431,374)

Abstract:

Feminist jurisprudence

14.

Illegitimacy in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, and Nova Scotia: A Legislative History

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Jul 2015
Susan B. Boyd and Jennifer Flood
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law and Thorsteinssons LLP
Downloads 10 (330,483)

Abstract:

Illegitimacy, financial support, legitimation

Relocation, Indeterminacy, and Burden of Proof: Lessons from Canada

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 155-177, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2011
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law
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Relocation, indeterminancy, burden of proof

Relocation, Indeterminacy, and Burden of Proof: Lessons from Canada

Child & Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 155-177, 2011
Posted: 08 Sep 2011
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Canada, Divorce, Separation, Family law, Custody of children, Relocation, Freedom of movement, Parent and child

16.

Intersecting Challenges: Mothers and Child Protection Law in BC

UBC Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 23 Sep 2016
Judith Mosoff, Isabel Grant, Susan B. Boyd and Ruben Lindy
University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia - Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia Allard School of Law and Independent
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Abstract:

Child Protection, Child Welfare, Motherhood, Mental Disability, Mental Illness, Family Law

17.

Violence Against Women and the B.C. Family Law Act: Early Jurisprudence

Canadian Family Law Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Mar 2016
Susan B. Boyd and Ruben Lindy
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law and Independent
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Abstract:

Family Law Act, British Columbia, family violence, BIC

18.

Equality: An Uncomfortable Fit in Parenting Law

“Equality: An Uncomfortable Fit in Parenting Law”, in Robert Leckey, ed., After Legal Equality: Family, Sex, Kinship (Routledge 2015), 42-58,
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Feb 2016
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law
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Abstract:

parenthood, gender equality, gay, lesbian, single mothers, Family Law Act, same-sex parenting, separation

19.

Autonomous Motherhood?: A Socio-Legal Study of Choice and Constraint

Posted: 29 Jul 2015
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

single mothers, motherhood, parenting

20.

Out in the Cold: Schreyer v. Schreyer's Call for Law Reform

(2011) 27 Canadian Journal of Family Law 97-120
Posted: 28 Jun 2014
Susan B. Boyd and Janis P. Sarra
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law and University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law

Abstract:

Canada, Supreme Court of Canada, Bankruptcy, Family Law, Law reform

21.

Family Law Reform in (Neoliberal) Context: British Columbia's New Family Law Act

(2014) 28:1 International Journal of Law, Policy and the Family 77-99 (First published online: February 3, 2014)
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2014
Rachel Treloar and Susan B. Boyd
Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Sociology and Anthropology and University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Canada, British Columbia, Family Law, Access to justice, Dispute resolution, Family violence, Family law reform, Neoliberal, Post-separation parenting, Privatization

22.

Competing Notions of Fairness: A Principled Approach to the Intersection of Insolvency Law and Family Property Law in Canada

Janis P. Sarra, ed. in chief, Annual Review of Insolvency Law 2011 (Toronto: Carswell, 2012) 207-267
Posted: 15 Feb 2013
Janis P. Sarra and Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law and University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Canada, insolvency law, family law, Matrimonial Property, equity, fairness

23.

Shared Parenting and Challenges for Maternal Autonomy

Andrea O'Reilly, ed., What Do Mothers Need? Motherhood Activists and Scholars Speak Out on Maternal Empowerment for the 21st Century, Demeter Press, 2012, 231-242
Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Canada, Family Law, Shared parenting, Material autonomy, Caregiving labour

24.

Still Gendered after All this Time: Care and Autonomy in Child Custody Debates

Nicky Priaulx & Anthony Wrigley, eds., Ethics, Law and Society, Volume V, Ashgate, 2013, 69-90
Posted: 14 Feb 2013
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Canada, Family Law, Care, Autonomy, Post-separation parenting law, Fathers' rights advocacy, Women's rights advocacy

25.

Motherhood and Autonomy in a Shared Parenting Climate

GENDER, SEXUALITIES AND LAW, pp. 255-268, J. Jones, Anna Grear, Rachel Anne Fenton and Kim Stevenson, eds., Routledge, March 2011
Posted: 02 Dec 2011
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Motherhood, Shared parenting, Feminism

26.

Joint Custody and Guardianship in the British Columbia Courts: Not a Cautious Approach

Canadian Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 29, pp. 223-252, 2010
Posted: 08 Sep 2011
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

family law, joint custody, guardianship

27.

Challenging Patriarchy or Embracing Liberal Norms? Justice Wilson's Child Custody and Access Decisions

JUSTICE BERTHA WILSON: ONE WOMAN'S DIFFERENCE, PP. 190-207, Kim Brooks, ed., Vancouver: UBC Press, 2009
Posted: 27 May 2011
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Canada, Justice Bertha Wilson, Child Custody law, Access, Feminist critique

28.

Losing the Child in Child-Centred Legal Processes

LOST KIDS: VULNERABLE CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES, pp. 192-212, Mona Gleason, Tamara Myers & Leslie Paris, eds., Vancouver: UBC Press, 2009
Posted: 01 Oct 2010
Susan B. Boyd, Fiona Kelly and Cindy L. Baldassi
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law, La Trobe Law School and University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law

Abstract:

Family law, Best interests of the child doctrine, child custody law

29.

Autonomy for Mothers? Relational Theory and Parenting Apart

Feminist Legal Studies, Vol. 18, pp. 137-158, 2010
Posted: 20 Aug 2010
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

autonomy, legal norms, motherhood, relational theory, shared parenting

30.

Challenging Heteronormativity? Reaction and Resistance to the Legal Recognition of Same Sex Partnerships

REACTION AND RESISTANCE: FEMINISM, LAW, AND SOCIAL CHANGE, Dorothy E. Chunn, Susan B. Boyd, Hester Lessard, eds., UBC Press, 2007
Posted: 22 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 24 May 2010
Claire Young and Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia - Faculty of Law and University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

31.

Child Custody, Law, and Women's Work

TORONTO, Oxford University Press, p. 283, 2003
Posted: 27 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2009
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Custody of children - Canada, Custody of children - history

32.

Law and Families

THE INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF ESSAYS ON LAW AND SOCIETY, Ashgate Publishing, p. 517, 2006
Posted: 27 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2009
Susan B. Boyd and Helen Rhoades
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law and Melbourne Law School

Abstract:

Family law, Domestic relations, Sociological jurisprudence

33.

Poverty: Rights, Social Citizenship, and Legal Activism

Susan Boyd, Margot Young, et.al., POVERTY: RIGHTS, SOCIAL CITIZENSHIP, AND LEGAL ACTIVISM, UBC Press, 2007
Posted: 27 Nov 2009
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

Canada, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Public welfare, Poverty, Social rights, Human rights, Citizenship

34.

Challenging the Public/Private Divide: Feminism, Law, and Public Policy

CHALLENGING THE PUBLIC/PRIVATE DIVIDE: FEMINISM, LAW, AND PUBLIC POLICY, Susan B. Boyd, ed., University of Toronto Press, 1997
Posted: 27 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2009
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Canada, Women - Government policy, Sex discrimination against women

35.

Reaction and Resistance: Feminism, Law, and Social Change

Susan Boyd, Dorothy Chunn, Hester Lessard, REACTION AND RESISTANCE: FEMINISM, LAW, AND SOCIAL CHANGE, UBC Press, 2007
Posted: 27 Nov 2009
Susan B. Boyd, Dorothy E. Chunn and Hester Lessard
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law, Simon Fraser University (SFU) and University of Victoria - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

Canada, Feminism, Women - legal status, Government policy, Anti-feminism, Neoliberalism, Social change, Social policy

36.

Corporatism and Legal Education in Canada

Social & Legal Studies, Vol. 14, pp. 287-297, 2005
Posted: 25 Jun 2009
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Canada, commodification, corporatism, legal education, legal profession, privatization

37.

Who Influences Family Law Reform? Discourses on Motherhood and Fatherhood in Legislative Reform Debates in Canada

Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Vol. 26, pp. 43-75, 2002
Posted: 25 Jun 2009
Susan B. Boyd and Claire Young
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law and University of British Columbia - Faculty of Law

Abstract:

Family law – interpretation and construction

38.

Is There an Ideology of Motherhood in (Post) Modern Child Custody Law

Social & Legal Studies, Vol. 5, pp. 495-521, 1996
Posted: 25 Jun 2009
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Child Custody - Laws, Regulations and Rules, Motherhood

39.

Family, Law, and Sexuality: Feminist Engagements

Social & Legal Studies, Vol. 8, pp. 369-389, 1999
Posted: 25 Jun 2009
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Feminist Jurisprudence, Same-Sex Marriage, Support (Domestic Relations), Family law

40.

(Re)Placing the State: Family, Law and Oppression

Canadian Journal of Law & Society, Vol. 9, pp. 39-73, 1994
Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Family law - Canada, Feminist jurisprudence

41.

Some Postmodernist Challenges to Feminist Analyses of Law, Family and State: Ideology and Discourse in Child Custody Law

Canadian Journal of Family Law, Vol. 10, pp. 79-113, 1991
Posted: 11 Jun 2009
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Feminist jurisprudence, Child custody,Legal discourse

42.

Child Custody, Ideologies and Employment

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 3, pp. 111-133, 1989
Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Child custody, Feminist jurisprudence

43.

Backlash Against Feminism: Custody and Access Reform Debates of the Late 20th Century

Canadian Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 16, pp. 255-290, 2004
Posted: 10 Jun 2009
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

Child custody - Canada, Family law reform - Canada, Feminist jurisprudence, Men's movement

44.

Is Equality Enough? Fathers' Rights and Women's Rights Advocacy

Rethinking Equalitiy Projects in Law: Feminist Challenges, edited by Rosemary Hunter. Oxford: Hart Publishing, International Series in Law and Society, 2008, pp. 59-79, http://www.hartpub.co.uk/books/series.asp?sc=O%F1ati+International+Series+in+Law+and+Society&st=O%F1ati+International+Series+in+Law
Posted: 27 May 2008 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2009
Susan B. Boyd
University of British Columbia Allard School of Law

Abstract:

equality, fathers' rights, women's rights, advocacy, law reform, culture wars, economic equality, child custody