Publisher: Intersentia (August 31, 2007)
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This quantity includes the written models of displays given on the overseas convention "Convergence and Divergence of family members legislations in Europe", organised in Amsterdam in September 2006. the most goal of this convention was once to instigate an in-depth dialogue concerning quite a few aspects of the convergence/divergence discord. one other goal used to be to offer students the chance to provide their respective perspectives within the ongoing debate surrounding convergence, divergence and planned harmonisation actions within the box of kinfolk legislations. within the first a part of this booklet the old and theoretical problems with the convergence/divergence debate and the debate surrounding the "cultural constraints" argument are mentioned. the second one half supplies an image of the modern function of convergence/divergence trends on a nearby point in a variety of elements of Europe. It begins with an summary of the hot traits within the popular "Nordic co-operation" within the approximation of relatives legislation, that is quite often thought of to be the main winning instance of local harmonisation of family members legislation in Europe. the following article offers with convergence/divergence developments within the improvement of the kinfolk legislation of the Spanish self sustaining groups. the subsequent contributions supply a precis of the convergence and divergence tendencies in japanese Europe opposed to the historical past of such sweeping occasions because the fall of the Soviet Union, the disintegration of the japanese block and the accession of a majority of the primary ecu nations to the european. The 3rd a part of this quantity bargains with the convergence and divergence traits within the following specific fields of relatives legislations: marriage, divorce, same-sex relationships, institution of parenthood and matrimonial estate legislation.