Child Support Analysis

Articles & papers

An aim of this web site is to provide the most useful information and analysis available to form the basis for the next stage of child support in the UK. Please supply articles and papers which will move the topic forward.
Personal papers about paternity testing on this web site
"A matter of opinion" - Unofficial paternity tests and the impacts on children
Barry Pearson (a submission to the Human Genetics Commission, 2003)
What is the crime if men seek confirmation that children are theirs?
Barry Pearson (a submission to the Human Genetics Commission, 2003)
"The truth is out there" - Commentary on "Move to outlaw secret DNA testing by fathers"
Barry Pearson (a submission to the Human Genetics Commission, 2002)
“Knowledge is bliss” - Towards a society without paternity surprises
Barry Pearson (a submission to the Human Genetics Commission, 2002)
Personal papers about child support on this web site
"Premature conversion to the new CSA scheme - A loophole that may thwart government policy"
Barry Pearson (a submission to government, and to opposition spokespeople, 2003)
"Child Support should be for Children" - A proposal for reform
Barry Pearson (a proposal to government, and to opposition spokespeople, 2002)
A Fair Shared-Care Formula for Child Support
Barry Pearson (a submission to the Social Security Select Committee, 1999)
"Children First" & Second Family Children: Analysis of the issues and options
Barry Pearson (part of a submission to the government's consultation on CSA reform, 1998)
"Children First" & Sharing of Care: Problems with the proposed formula, and a revised proposal
Barry Pearson (part of a submission to the government's consultation on CSA reform, 1998)
Guest papers on this web site
Identifying the Cause of the Child Support Agency's Problems
G Bates, D Hutchinson, T Robertson, A Wadsworth, R Watson (University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, 2002)
Child Support: A Comparison of the Old and New Approaches
Susan Grace Jenkinson LL.M. (A Masters paper submitted to Staffordshire University, 2001)
The Liability To Maintain And The Child Support Act: A Reference Paper
Peter Snow LLB (Hons) (November 1998)
The Child Support Act And The Filius Nullius: The Illegitimate Child
Peter Snow LLB (Hons) (November 1994)
Links to articles, papers & other material

Pages identifying books and papers and other publications:

Books & one-off papers
Periodic and occasional publications

Many other references are scattered throughout this web site, from the pages using the external information concerned. Many pages have a "References" section at the end, often identifying more books and papers, etc.

Here are some letters contributed to this web site.
Home & weblog
Site map & search
Information & explanation:
Introduction to the CSA
The legislation
The "new scheme"
Advice & debate & FAQs
Assessment calculators
Analysis & opinion:
Agenda for the 21st Century
Financial analysis
Comments on the reforms
Politics & lobbying
Choices & behaviours
Other material:
Articles & papers
Letters & transcripts
Links, books, papers, etc
The international scene
This weblog & website:
Aims & personal details
Blog archive & site history
Downloads
Blog archives for 2006:
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January
Blog archives for 2005:
All months
Blog archives for 2004:
All months
Blog archives for 2003:
All months
Page last updated: 28 November, 2005 © Copyright Barry Pearson 2005