Law: Family, Child & Social Welfare Law

  • International Aspects of Succession book cover

    International Aspects of Succession

    By Gareth Miller

    This title was first published in 2000:  The great mobility of people and capital in the world today means that the likelihood of a person acquiring and dying with assets in more than one jurisdiction is probably greater than ever. As a result an English lawyer is now more and more likely to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Revival: Helping Parents in Dispute (2001): Child-Centred Mediation at County Court book cover

    Revival: Helping Parents in Dispute (2001)

    Child-Centred Mediation at County Court

    By Greg Mantle

    This title was first published in 2001. When marriages break down, most parents experience difficulty in agreeing on contact or residence arrangements for their children. Family Courts Services provide mediation as a way of resolving differences and many parents accept this offer of assistance.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform book cover

    Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform

    Edited by Mavis Maclean

    Legal aid for family cases in private law, mainly divorce and separation, where the state is not directly involved as it is in public law cases where there are issues of domestic violence or neglect or abuse of children, came to an abrupt end together with help for welfare and immigration cases on…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Caring for Families in Court: An Essential Approach to Family Justice book cover

    Caring for Families in Court

    An Essential Approach to Family Justice

    By Barbara A. Babb, Judith D. Moran

    In many US courts and internationally, family law cases constitute almost half of the trial caseload. These matters include child abuse and neglect and juvenile delinquency, as well as divorce, custody, paternity, and other traditional family law issues. In this book, the authors argue that reforms…

    Hardback – 2018-12-06 
    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

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theory book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theory

    By Vanessa E. Munro

    Edited by Margaret Davies

    As a distinct scholarly contribution to law, feminist legal theory is now well over three decades old. Those three decades have seen consolidation and renewal of its central concerns as well as remarkable growth, dynamism and change. This Companion celebrates the strength of feminist legal thought,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09 
    Routledge

  • The Right to Family Life in the European Union book cover

    The Right to Family Life in the European Union

    Edited by Maribel González Pascual, Aida Torres Pérez

    Exploring the main developments and challenges for the right to family life in the context of European integration, this book examines the right to family life in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the interplay between family life, citizenship, and free movement; it analyzes the combined…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • The Limits of State Power & Private Rights: Exploring Child Protection & Safeguarding Referrals and Assessments book cover

    The Limits of State Power & Private Rights

    Exploring Child Protection & Safeguarding Referrals and Assessments

    By Lauren Devine

    This book tackles a complex area of law, social policy and social work, providing a comprehensive analysis of the theoretical, practical and legal boundaries of State power following safeguarding and child protection referrals in England. The book examines the history, rationale and implications of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-09 
    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

  • 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

  • Parents Killing Children: Crossing the Invisible Line book cover

    Parents Killing Children

    Crossing the Invisible Line

    By Janice Sim

    Parents Killing Children: Crossing the Invisible Line explores hidden forms of violence within the family. This socio-legal study addresses the interactions between the family and the state, focusing on six parent perpetrators and the ways in which child endangerment is concealed within society.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 
    Routledge

  • 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

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