Law: Family, Child & Social Welfare 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-08-30 
    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 – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge

  • International Perspectives on Child Victimisation book cover

    International Perspectives on Child Victimisation

    By Julia Davidson, Christopher Hamerton

    International Perspectives on Child Victimisation offers a comprehensive overview of the established themes and emergent debates relating to the abuse and victimization of children. Highlighting key areas of global concern, and illustrated with detailed case studies of important developments, Julia…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge

  • Social Rights in the Welfare State: Origins and Transformations book cover

    Social Rights in the Welfare State

    Origins and Transformations

    Edited by Toomas Kotkas, Kenneth Veitch

    At a time when the future of the welfare state is the object of heated debate in many European countries, this edited collection explores the relationship between this institution and social rights. Structured around the themes of the politics of social rights, questions of equality and social…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23 
    Routledge

  • Liberal Child Welfare Policy and its Destruction of Black Lives book cover

    Liberal Child Welfare Policy and its Destruction of Black Lives

    By James G. Dwyer

    How can we end the inter-generational cycle of poverty and dysfunction in the US's urban ghettos? This ground-breaking and controversial book is the first to provide a child-centered perspective on the subject by combining a wealth of social science information with sophisticated normative…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge

  • The Criminalisation of Fantasy Material: Law and Sexually Explicit Representations of Fictional Children book cover

    The Criminalisation of Fantasy Material

    Law and Sexually Explicit Representations of Fictional Children

    By Hadeel Al-Alosi

    This book addresses the criminalisation of sexually explicit material depicting or describing fictitious characters who appear to be children. It is the first book of its kind to specifically examine the expansion of the law to include fictional representations of children, focusing on the law in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21 
    Routledge

  • Young People, Rights and Place: Erasure, Neoliberal Politics and Postchild Ethics book cover

    Young People, Rights and Place

    Erasure, Neoliberal Politics and Postchild Ethics

    By Stuart C. Aitken

    Concern is growing about children’s rights and the curtailment of those rights through the excesses of neoliberal governance. This book discusses children’s spatial and citizenship rights, and the ways young people and their families push against diminished rights. Armed initially with theoretical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

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