Law: Family, Child & Social Welfare Law

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • The African Children's Charter: Ten Years On book cover

    The African Children's Charter

    Ten Years On, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Sloth-Nielsen

    The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child is a unique regional instrument for the protection of children's rights which came into force ten years ago. It provides for the establishment of a dedicated monitoring body to oversee the implementation of its provisions in the African…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    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

    What is the nature of vulnerability during childbirth? What makes childbirth at site for violence and control? And what role is there for law in the regulation of professional intervention in childbirth? This book is inspired by a statement released by the World Health Organization directed at…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Children's Rights: A Guide to Law, Policy and Practice book cover

    Understanding Children's Rights

    A Guide to Law, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Karen Winter, Bronagh Byrne, Katrina Lloyd

    What are children’s rights and where do they come from? Why is it necessary for children and young people to have their rights defined? What difficulties do practitioners face in developing a rights based approach to their daily work with children, young people and their families? What can children…

    Paperback – 2019-03-30 
    Routledge

  • Civil and Political Rights in Japan: A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley book cover

    Civil and Political Rights in Japan

    A Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saul J. Takahashi

    The human rights issues in Japan are multifaceted. Over decades, domestic and international human rights organisations have raised concerns, but government obstinacy has meant there has been little progress. Recommendations of UN human rights bodies are routinely ignored, and statements by the…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Twenty-five Years of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child book cover

    Twenty-five Years of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child

    1st Edition

    By Julia Sloth-Nielsen

    The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child is a unique regional instrument for the protection of children's rights which was established in 1990 by the then Organization of African Unity. It provides for the establishment of a dedicated monitoring body to oversee the implementation…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Routledge Handbook of International Family Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Family Law

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Stark, Jacqueline Heaton

    This companion provides scholars and postgraduate students with a comprehensive and authoritative review of current research in the area of international family law. Bringing together contributors from across a range of jurisdictions and legal traditions, the authors provide a concise but critical…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge

  • Recalibrating Juvenile Detention: Lessons Learned from the Court-Ordered Reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center book cover

    Recalibrating Juvenile Detention

    Lessons Learned from the Court-Ordered Reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, 1st Edition

    By David W. Roush

    Recalibrating Juvenile Detention chronicles the lessons learned from the 2007–2015 landmark U.S. District Court-ordered reform of the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) in Illinois, following years of litigation by the ACLU about egregious and unconstitutional conditions of…

    Hardback – 2019-02-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • International Aspects of Succession book cover

    International Aspects of Succession

    1st Edition

    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

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