E-books: Family, Child & Social Welfare Law

  • Legal Issues in Special Education: Principles, Policies, and Practices book cover

    Legal Issues in Special Education

    Principles, Policies, and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Kevin P. Brady, Charles J. Russo, Cynthia A. Dieterich, Allan G. Osborne, Jr

    Legal Issues in Special Education provides teachers and school administrators with a clearly written, well-organized, and understandable guide from the perspective of the practitioner without formal legal training. Even though over 50 percent of students with disabilities are now educated in…

    eBook – 2019-10-28
    Routledge

  • Assisted Reproduction, Discrimination, and the Law book cover

    Assisted Reproduction, Discrimination, and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Michelle Weldon-Johns

    The numbers of women undergoing Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) treatments have risen steadily, yet they remain largely outside the scope of equality and employment law protection while undergoing treatment. Assisted Reproduction, Discrimination, and the Law examines this gap in UK law, with…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana book cover

    Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular State characterised by high levels of religiosity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Understanding and Managing Parental Alienation: A Guide to Assessment and Intervention book cover

    Understanding and Managing Parental Alienation

    A Guide to Assessment and Intervention, 1st Edition

    By Janet Haines, Mandy Matthewson, Marcus Turnbull

    In Understanding and Managing Parental Alienation: A Guide to Assessment and Intervention, Janet Haines, Mandy Matthewson and Marcus Turnbull offer a comprehensive analysis of contemporary understanding of parental alienation. Grounded in recent scientific advances, this is the first book of its…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Police in Schools: An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers book cover

    Police in Schools

    An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers, 1st Edition

    By Linda Duxbury, Craig Bennell

    This co-authored book critically reviews existing literature on school resource officer (SRO) programs and presents a thorough evaluation of an SRO program offered by Peel Regional Police in Ontario, Canada. The implementation of a SRO program is a controversial response to school violence and…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law: Exploring Issues of Violence and Control book cover

    Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law

    Exploring Issues of Violence and Control, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Pickles, Jonathan Herring

    This book is inspired by a statement released by the World Health Organization directed at preventing and eliminating disrespectful and abusive treatment during facility-based childbirth. Exploring the nature of vulnerability during childbirth, and the factors which make childbirth a site for…

    eBook – 2019-08-23
    Routledge

  • Child Protection and Safeguarding Technologies: Appropriate or Excessive ‘Solutions’ to Social Problems? book cover

    Child Protection and Safeguarding Technologies

    Appropriate or Excessive ‘Solutions’ to Social Problems?, 1st Edition

    By Maggie Brennan, Andy Phippen

    This book explores, through a children’s rights-based perspective, the emergence of a safeguarding dystopia in child online protection that has emerged from a tension between an over-reliance in technical solutions and a lack of understanding around code and algorithm capabilities. The text argues…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge

  • Non-Governmental Orphan Relief in China: Law, Policy, and Practice book cover

    Non-Governmental Orphan Relief in China

    Law, Policy, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Anna High

    Based on field studies and in-depth interviews across rural and urban China, this book presents a socio-legal analysis of non-state organised care for some of China's most vulnerable children. The first full-length book to examine non-state organised care of modern China's ‘lonely children’ (gu'er…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Undercurrents of Divorce book cover

    Undercurrents of Divorce

    1st Edition

    By Shelley Day Sclater, Christine Piper

    Published in 1999. Despite considerable comment about divorce reform and the post-divorce family, in the press and in academia, by professionals and politicians, much has been left unsaid. There are 'undercurrents' of divorce which are not visible and are not discussed because they do not fit into…

    eBook – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religious Rights within the Family: From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong book cover

    Religious Rights within the Family

    From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Esther Erlings

    It is often asserted that ‘A family that prays together, stays together’. But what if a child no longer wishes to pray? This book analyses the law in relation to situations where parents force their children to manifest the parental religion. From thorough examination of international law it…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing: Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes book cover

    Contextual Characteristics in Juvenile Sentencing

    Examining the Impact of Concentrated Disadvantage on Youth Court Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Rimonda Maroun

    While there is extensive research published concerning juvenile justice and sentencing, most of the research focuses on individual and extra-legal factors, such as age, race, and gender, with scant attention paid to the impact of macro-level factors. This book assesses how a specific contextual…

    eBook – 2019-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Child Rights and International Discrimination Law: Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child book cover

    Child Rights and International Discrimination Law

    Implementing Article 2 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marit Skivenes, Karl Harald Søvig

    Societies and states are at a crossroad in how children are treated and how their rights are respected and protected. Children´s new position and their strong rights create tensions and challenge the traditional relationships between family and the state. The United Nations Convention on the Rights…

    eBook – 2019-02-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

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