Felicity Kaganas’ teaching and research interests are in the fields of family and child law as well as feminist theory. She is co-author (with A Diduck) of Family Law, Gender and the State, Hart Publishing (now in its third edition). She has written extensively on issues related to Family and Child Law as well as the family justice system. She served as Deputy Head (Programmes) of the Brunel Law School (2013-4) and Divisional Lead of the Brunel Law School (2014-5).
BA (University of Witwatersrand, SA), 1976LLB (1st Class) (University of Witwatersrand, SA), 1978Attorney of the Supreme Court of South Africa (1980)LLM (London), 1984
Newest selected publications
Kaganas, FR. (2017) 'Justifying the LASPO Act: authenticity, necessity, suitability, responsibility and autonomy.'. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law. ISSN: 0964-9069 Open Access Link
Kaganas, FR. and Piper, C. (2015) 'Michael Freeman and the rights and wrongs of resolving private law disputes', in Diduck, A., Peleg, N. and Reece, H. (eds.) Law In Society: Reflections on Children, Family, Culture and Philosophy Essays in Honour of Michael Freeman.. Leiden, Boston : Brill Nijhoff. pp. 369 - 393.Open Access Link
Kaganas, FR. (2014) 'Child Protection and the Modernised Family Justice System', in Wallbank, J. and Herring, J. (eds.) Vulnerabilities, Care and Family Law. Oxford : Routledge. pp. 138 - 166. ISBN 13: 978-0-415-85750-5. Open Access Link
Kaganas, FR. (2013) 'A Presumption that ‘Involvement’ of Both Parents is Best: Deciphering Law’s Messages'. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 25 (3). pp. 270 - 293. ISSN: 1358-8184 Open Access Link
Kaganas, FR. (2011) 'Regulating Emotion: Judging Contact Disputes'. Child and Family Law Quarterly, 23. pp. 63 - 93. ISSN: 1358-8184 Open Access Link