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IV. Epilogue
(1,411 words)

Volume IV: Persons and Family | Chapter 7 (1973): Children, Parents and Guardians

Completed in December 1971

Stoljar, S.J.

298. Our purpose reviewed. – This study has dwelt, and indeed inevitably dwelt, on innumerable legal details, including details that contrast western and socialist or continental and anglo-american legal rules, for it is through the appreciation of detail that we best understand the rich variability of comparative law. Yet the accumulation of details has still not been our principal purpose here. For our aim has not bee…

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Stoljar, S.J., “IV. Epilogue”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 01 October 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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