Law: Family, Child & Social Welfare Law

  • Same-Sex Relationships, Law and Social Change book cover

    Same-Sex Relationships, Law and Social Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Frances Hamilton, Guido Noto La Diega

    This edited collection provides a forum for rigorous analysis of the necessity for both legal and social change with regard to regulation of same-sex relationships and rainbow families, the status of civil partnership as a concept and the lived reality of equality for LGBTQ+ persons. Twenty-eight…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Caring Responsibilities in European Law and Policy: Who Cares? book cover

    Caring Responsibilities in European Law and Policy

    Who Cares?, 1st Edition

    By Eugenia Caracciolo Di Torella, Annick Masselot

    This book explores the emerging engagement of EU law with care, childcare and long-term carers. The book argues that the regulation of care is crucial because it enables the development of a broad range of EU policies, allowing the sustainability of society and ultimately allowing individuals to…

    Hardback – 2020-02-18 
    Routledge

  • Due Process Protections for Youth: Defense Counsel Policies and Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System book cover

    Due Process Protections for Youth

    Defense Counsel Policies and Disparity in the Juvenile Justice System, 1st Edition

    By Emily K. Pelletier

    This monograph illuminates the connections between juvenile defense policies and the racially disparate impact of the juvenile justice system. The limited data that exist on youth in the juvenile justice system consistently depict disparate contact and outcomes for black youth across the system.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Men, Masculinities and Honour-Based Abuse book cover

    Men, Masculinities and Honour-Based Abuse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mohammad Mazher Idriss

    This book explores the largely neglected relationship between men, masculinities and honour-based abuse (HBA). There is a common misconception that HBA – whether physical violence, emotional abuse or so-called ‘honour’ killings – occurs only against women. This book addresses the gap in the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Comparative Law: Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors book cover

    Comparative Law

    Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Mair, Sean Patrick Donlan

    This book discusses a number of important themes in comparative law: legal metaphors and methodology, the movements of legal ideas and institutions and the mixity they produce, and marriage, an area of law in which culture – or clashes of legal and public cultures – may be particularly evident. In…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Adoption Law and Human Rights: International Perspectives book cover

    Adoption Law and Human Rights

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • ‟Crossover” Children in the Youth Justice and Child Protection Systems book cover

    ‟Crossover” Children in the Youth Justice and Child Protection Systems

    1st Edition

    By Susan Baidawi, Rosemary Sheehan

    "Crossover" Children in the Youth Justice and Child Protection Systems explores the outcomes faced by the group of children who experience involvement with both child protection and youth justice systems across several countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Legal Issues in Special Education: Principles, Policies, and Practices book cover

    Legal Issues in Special Education

    Principles, Policies, and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Kevin P. Brady, Charles J. Russo, Cynthia A. Dieterich, Allan G. Osborne, Jr

    Legal Issues in Special Education provides teachers and school administrators with a clearly written, well-organized, and understandable guide from the perspective of the practitioner without formal legal training. Even though over 50 percent of students with disabilities are now educated in…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Family Mediation in Ireland book cover

    Family Mediation in Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Sinéad Conneely

    This title was first published in 2002: After outlining the origins and development of family mediation on a world-wide basis, this book assesses family mediation services in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, within the context of the empirical and theoretical debates surrounding the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Influencing Traits Before Birth book cover

    Influencing Traits Before Birth

    1st Edition

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    This title was first published in 2002.In this informative and captivating book the author presents a moral critique of the laws governing the creation of designer babies. Alan Gewirth’s Principle of Generic Consistency is used as the starting point for developing a framework, which is then used…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    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, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa: Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana book cover

    Religion, Law, Politics and the State in Africa

    Applying Legal Pluralism in Ghana, 1st Edition

    By Seth Tweneboah

    Applying a legal pluralist framework, this study examines the complex interrelationships between religion, law and politics in contemporary Ghana, a professedly secular State characterised by high levels of religiosity. It aims to explore legal, cultural and moral tensions created by overlapping…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

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