Oñati Socio-Legal Series

The Oñati Socio-Legal Series is an international peer-reviewed on-line journal which publishes work within the field of law and society. This is broadly defined to include work which makes a significant contribution to the understanding and analysis of law as a set of social institutions, processes, practices or techniques, using any methodologies and approaches from the social sciences and humanities.

    All papers are double-blind peer-reviewed by two referees.

    Vol 4, No 2 (2014): Wealth, Families and Death: Socio-Legal Perspectives on Wills and Inheritance


    Issue edited by Daniel Monk (Birkbeck, University of London) and Daphna Hacker (Tel Aviv University).

    Table of Contents


    Wealth, Families and Death: Socio-Legal Perspectives on Wills and Inheritance: Introduction PDF
    Daniel Monk, Daphna Hacker 170-175
    Succession Rights and Unmarried Couples in Spanish Law PDF
    Clara Asua 176-195
    Adapting Inheritance Law to Changing Social Realities: Questions of Methodology from a Comparative Perspective PDF
    Michelle Cottier 196-221
    Family Provision and Family Practices - The Discretionary Regime of the Inheritance Act of England and Wales PDF
    Gillian Douglas 222-242
    Disappointed "Heirs" as a Socio-Legal Phenomenon PDF
    Daphna Hacker 243-263
    We Are Not Born Alone and We Do Not Die Alone: Protecting Intergenerational Solidarity and Refraining Cain-ism Through Forced Heirship PDF
    Albert Lamarca i Marquès 264-282
    Frustration of Intent in the Wealth Transmission Process PDF
    Melanie B. Leslie 283-305
    Writing (Gay and Lesbian) Wills PDF
    Daniel Monk 306-322
    Ethical Wills – a Continental Law Perspective PDF
    Frederik Swennen, Renate Barbaix 323-344



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