Public and Private Family Accords and the Globalized Modern World: A Comment on Daphna Hacker’s Legalized Families in the Era of Bordered Globalization
20 Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, 34-47, 2019
16 Pages Posted: 5 Aug 2019 Last revised: 30 Jan 2020
Date Written: July 16, 2018
This paper is part of a book symposium dedicated to Daphna Hacker's book "Legalized Families in the Era of Bordered Globalization". This paper focuses on chapter 3 of the book that discusses family agreements. While appreciating large parts of the argument, the paper questions the extent of Hacker's position and its implications.
Keywords: family, agreement, autonomy, status, contract
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