illegitimacy


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illegitimacy

Nonmarital, out of wedlock Social medicine The legal status of a child born to unwed parents
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It also highlights important differences between the views of illegitimacy taken by the Church and by the English law.
"This illegitimacy was confirmed by the opposition of all other permanent members of the Security Council and indeed of all international partners," he said, calling the reimposition a "wanton" attack on ordinary citizens as they lacked a lawful purpose and harmed "the human rights of ordinary citizens."
'We are not saying by virtue of naming the child, illegitimacy becomes legitimate.
In Iraq, the sectarian-tinged illegitimacy of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki enabled Daesh to form alliances with disaffected Iraqi Arab Sunnis.
Many of the race- and poverty-based discrimination arguments promoted by opponents of illegitimacy classifications in the late 1960s, for instance, were perfectly compatible with the prevailing judicial trope of innocent (poor, black) children suffering unjustly for their parents' "sins." And applying formal sex equality principles to nonmarital fatherhood risked obscuring the disproportionate burden mothers tended to bear for the care and support of nonmarital children, as well as economic, social, and physical power differentials between men and women.
DNA analysis has identified two female-line relatives of the king living today, but new findings show evidence of at least one break in the male line an historic illegitimacy which could have farreaching consequences.
A point of interest for a comparison of other cities with Cape Town is the importance of soldiers and sailors with respect to illegitimacy, whether in stable or in casual relationships.
This is a very readable biography that includes cultural insights such as the problems of illegitimacy and details of improvements in "waste disposal." These issues are mixed with a focus on Leonardo's development as an artist with a compelling "natural desire to know." The focus here is on his scientific pursuits, his investigations of corpses, and his observations of birds in flight.
I can't explain this sense of illegitimacy, except that I could never have lived up to nay own expectations.
The "illegitimate" babies, removed from their unwed mothers, were then placed with married adopters and provided with revised birth and baptismal certificates naming the adoptive parents as if these babies were born to them and thus the stigma of illegitimacy was erased.
This biography is not concerned with what she wrote or with how but with the question: 'What drove her?' The answer is, apparently, her illegitimacy which underscored her fiction and it is by recourse to Sand's fiction that the author substantiates her thesis in this engaging biography.
Wilcox, an assistant professor of sociology at UVA, cites research by six scholars showing contraception to be responsible for a significant rise in divorce and illegitimacy, both of which lead to other social ills like heightened rates of criminal behaviour and increased high-school dropout rates.