The Emergence of Family as a Marker of Class

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As a Siben Distinguished Lecturer, Professor Carbone was asked to write an article for the Hofstra Law Review. Her article, cited below, may be downloaded from the link at the top of the page.

June Carbone, Out of the Channel and into the Swamp: How Family Law Fails in a New Era of Class Division, 39 Hofstra L. Rev. 859 (2011).

Speaker Information

Professor June Carbone's Sidney and Walter Siben Distinguished Professorship Lecture discusses research featured in her 2011 book, Red Families v. Blue Families: Legal Polarization and the Creation of Culture (Oxford University Press). She holds the Robina Chair in Law, Science and Technology at the University of Minnesota Law School, and was the Edward A. Smith/Missouri Chair of Law, the Constitution and Society at the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law in 2011 when she delivered the lecture. She writes widely about the legal issues surrounding marriage, divorce and family obligations.

Siben Lecture 2011 Carbone.pdf (1615 kB)
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