Law: Family, Child & Social Welfare Law

  • 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 – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Adoption Law and Human Rights: International Perspectives book cover

    Adoption Law and Human Rights

    International Perspectives

    By Kerry O'Halloran

    In recent decades, there have been many changes to adoption law and practice, such as a sharp decline in the voluntary relinquishment of children, an increase in the number consigned to public care, and an abrupt decrease in those made available on an intercountry basis. Additionally, human rights…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Human Rights and International Law

  • Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts: Shari’a Courts in Gaza book cover

    Applied Family Law in Islamic Courts

    Shari’a Courts in Gaza

    By Nahda Shehada

    Written from an ethnographic perspective, this book investigates the socio-legal aspects of Islamic jurisprudence in Gaza-Palestine. It examines the way judges, lawyers and litigants operate with respect to the law and with each other, particularly given their different positions in the power…

    Hardback – 2018-04-15 
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Ageing, Gender and Family Law book cover

    Ageing, Gender and Family Law

    Edited by Beverley Clough, Jonathan Herring

    Beverley Clough is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Leeds. Jonathan Herring is Professor of Law at the University of Oxford…

    Hardback – 2018-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Foster Youth book cover

    Handbook of Foster Youth

    Edited by Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo, Nancy Trevino-Schafer

    Currently, there are over 400,000 youth living in foster care in the USA, with over 20,000 aging out of the child welfare system each year. Foster youth are more prone to experience short- and long-term adverse developmental outcomes including diminished academic achievement and career…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27 
    Routledge

  • Youth Justice: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Youth Justice

    A Critical Introduction

    By Stephen Case

      This book provides a comprehensive, student-friendly and critical introduction to youth justice in England and Wales, offering a balanced evaluation of its development, rationale, nature and evidence base. It explores the evolution of definitions and explanations of youth offending and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Psychology, Emotion and Intuition in Work Relationships: The Head, Heart and Gut Professional book cover

    Psychology, Emotion and Intuition in Work Relationships

    The Head, Heart and Gut Professional

    By Henry Brown, Neil Dawson, Brenda McHugh

    Psychology, Emotions and Intuition in Work Relationships: The Head, Heart and Gut Professional highlights the increasing importance of human relations in professional life. In modern society, all those who work with or provide services to others are increasingly called upon to be not just technical…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge

  • The Simulated Client (1996): A Method for Studying Professionals Working with Clients book cover

    The Simulated Client (1996)

    A Method for Studying Professionals Working with Clients

    By Fran Wasoff, R. Emerson Dobash

    Published in 1996, this book presents an innovative method for studying the work of professionals with clients that was applied to an evaluation study of legislation and of lawyers working with clients seeking a divorce. With the simulated client methods, the researcher plays the role of simulated…

    Hardback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons: International Perspectives book cover

    Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did, and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Violence Against Children: Making Human Rights Real book cover

    Violence Against Children

    Making Human Rights Real

    Edited by Gertrud Lenzer

    Violence Against Children adopts in its title the exhortation of Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, "Making Human Rights Real," which also represents the leitmotif of the book. It examines the prevalence of violence against children in Africa, the Asia Pacific Region, Europe, Latin America and the…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Young People, Social Media and the Law book cover

    Young People, Social Media and the Law

    By Brian Simpson

    This book critically confronts perceptions that social media has become a ‘wasteland’ for young people. Law has become preoccupied with privacy, intellectual property, defamation and criminal behaviour in and through social media. In the case of children and youth, this book argues, these…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Women Going Backwards: Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society book cover

    Women Going Backwards

    Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society

    By Sandra Berns

    This title was first published in 2002. Gender has become a culturally laden signifier. Sometimes used to differentiate the social from the biological, gender itself has become gendered. In common parlance gender issues often slide inexorably into women's issues and are in that way designated as…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

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