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Religion and culture in Canadian family law

John T. Syrtash

Religion and culture in Canadian family law

by John T. Syrtash

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Published by Butterworths in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Divorce -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
    • Religious minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.,
    • Jews -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJohn Tibor Syrtash.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKE572 .S97 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 189 p. ;
      Number of Pages189
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1320793M
      ISBN 10040990371X
      LC Control Number92196150

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LISA FISHBAYN JOFFE is director of the Project on Gender, Culture, Religion and the Law at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute of Brandeis University. SYLVIA NEIL is a lecturer in law at University of Chicago Law School, where she teaches courses on religion, law, and politics.

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