Creating international families: private international law and the industry of parenthood

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When discussing international child law, few authors are more eminent than Nigel Lowe. His exceptional writing on the international movement of children, including his work with the Permanent Bureau of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, the European Union and the Council of Europe, establishes him at the top of any reading list on the topic. In particular, his writing on parental child abduction, and its international regulation, has provided a benchmark for scholars that follow. In honour of his work on this important issue, this chapter will consider how the Hague Conference can continue its work in the field of international family law, focusing in particular on the confluence and congruence between regulation of intercountry adoption and international surrogacy.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational and National Perspectives on Child and Family Law
Subtitle of host publicationEssays in Honour of Nigel Lowe
EditorsGillian Douglas, Mervyn Murch, Victoria Stephens
Place of PublicationCambridge UK
PublisherIntersentia Publishers
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781780687001
ISBN (Print)9781780686417
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

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