Law: Family, Child & Social Welfare Law

  • Embracing Vulnerability: The Implications and Challenges for Law book cover

    Embracing Vulnerability

    The Implications and Challenges for Law

    Edited by Daniel Bedford, Jonathan Herring

    Providing a forum for exploration and analysis of the positive aspects of human vulnerability, this book addresses the implications and challenges for law of treating vulnerability as a condition that makes possible not only harm and suffering, but also connection, creativity, intimacy, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Children’s Participation in Law and Policy Development: ‘Just Ask Us. Come and See Us’ book cover

    Indigenous Children’s Participation in Law and Policy Development

    ‘Just Ask Us. Come and See Us’

    By Holly Doel-Mackaway

    The participation of Indigenous children and young people, when carried out in a culturally and age-appropriate way and based on free, prior and informed consent, is an invaluable resource capable of empowering children and young people and informing Indigenous related legislation and policy. This…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Sexting and Revenge Pornography: Legislative and Social Dimensions of a Modern Digital Phenomenon book cover

    Sexting and Revenge Pornography

    Legislative and Social Dimensions of a Modern Digital Phenomenon

    By Jennifer Agate, Maggie Brennan, Jocelyn Ledward, Andy Phippen

    This book explores the cultural phenomena of sexting and revenge pornography – looking at motivations for such practices, behaviours exhibited, intentional and unintentional impacts that result from redistribution, fallout and harm to victims and the attempts to address the problem through…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Landmark Cases in Medical Law book cover

    Revisiting Landmark Cases in Medical Law

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    Is it lawful for a doctor to give a patient life-shortening pain relief? Can treatment be lawfully provided to a child under 16 on the basis of her consent alone? Is it lawful to remove food and water provided by tube to a patient in a vegetative state? Is a woman’s refusal of a caesarean section…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Living Under Sex Offender Laws: The Collateral Consequences for Offenders and their Families book cover

    Living Under Sex Offender Laws

    The Collateral Consequences for Offenders and their Families

    By Tusty ten Bensel, Lisa Sample

    Individuals convicted of crimes often face barriers upon returning to society, such as full participation in the economy, the polity, the housing market, and other citizenship activities. Without a stake in society, people can become disengaged from conventional activities and feel free to deviate…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Directions and Developments in Criminal Justice and Law

  • The Criminal Responsibility of Children and Young Persons: A Comparison of English and German Law book cover

    The Criminal Responsibility of Children and Young Persons

    A Comparison of English and German Law

    By Thomas Crofts

    This title was first published in 2002. Using a comparative and historical analysis of the relevant law and practice in England and Germany, this incisive volume examines the issue of whether there is still a need in modern society for an individual assessment of the criminal responsibility of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The British Betrayal of Childhood: Challenging Uncomfortable Truths and Bringing About Change book cover

    The British Betrayal of Childhood

    Challenging Uncomfortable Truths and Bringing About Change

    By Al Aynsley-Green

    With provocative insight and based on an illustrious 40 year career in public office, Sir Al Aynsley-Green demands to know why outcomes for the UK’s children for health, education, social care, youth justice and poverty remain among the worst in the developed world. He draws global comparisons and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women: International Perspectives book cover

    Feminist Advocacy, Family Law and Violence against Women

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Mahnaz Akhami, Yakin Ertürk, Ann Elizabeth Mayer

    Around the world, discriminatory legislation prevents women from accessing their human rights. It can affect almost every aspect of a woman's life, including the right to choose a partner, inherit property, hold a job, and obtain child custody. Often referred to as family law, these laws have…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Parents Killing Children: Crossing the Invisible Line book cover

    Parents Killing Children

    Crossing the Invisible Line

    By Janice Sim

    The book analyses the paradoxical effect of state intervention in six filicide cases. In these six stories, state intervention is a tragic and passive force in the lives of the deceased children. Using storytelling, six powerful parent perpetrator stories are weaved around the book’s central themes…

    Hardback – 2018-09-24 
    Routledge

  • Child Abuse and Protection: Contemporary issues in research, policy and practice book cover

    Child Abuse and Protection

    Contemporary issues in research, policy and practice

    By Julia Davidson, Antonia Bifulco

    Literature in the child abuse and child protection arena has tended to adopt either a practice or legal perspective. Drawing on their expertise as researchers and leaders in their field, Julia Davison and Antonia Bifulco offer a comprehensive and cohesive textbook on child abuse and child…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Juvenile Justice in Europe: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Juvenile Justice in Europe

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Barry Goldson

    At a time when Europe is witnessing major cultural, social, economic and political challenges and transformations, this book brings together leading researchers and experts to consider a range of pressing questions relating to the historical origins, contemporary manifestations and future prospects…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

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