Law: Family, Child & Social Welfare Law

  • Religious Rights within the Family: From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong book cover

    Religious Rights within the Family

    From Coerced Manifestation to Dispute Resolution in France, England and Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Esther Erlings

    It is often asserted that ‘A Family that Prays Together, Stays Together’. But what if a child no longer wishes to pray? This book analyses the law in relation to situations where parents force their children to manifest the parental religion. From thorough examination of international law it…

    Hardback – 2019-09-15 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Police in Schools: An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers book cover

    Police in Schools

    An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers, 1st Edition

    By Linda Duxbury, Craig Bennell

    This co-authored book critically reviews existing literature on school resource officer (SRO) programs and presents a thorough evaluation of an SRO program offered by Peel Regional Police in Ontario, Canada. The implementation of a school resource officer (SRO) program is a controversial response…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Children's Rights and Refugee Law: Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention book cover

    Children's Rights and Refugee Law

    Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention, 1st Edition

    By Samantha Arnold

    Children make up half of the world’s refugees and over 40 per cent of the world’s asylum seekers. However, children are largely invisible in historical and contemporary refugee law. Furthermore, there has been very limited interaction between the burgeoning children’s rights framework, in…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices: In Whose Best Interests? book cover

    Unaccompanied Children in European Migration and Asylum Practices

    In Whose Best Interests?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mateja Sedmak, Birgit Sauer, Barbara Gornik

    Unaccompanied minor migrants are underage migrants, who for various reasons leave their country and are separated from their parents or legal/customary guardians. Some of them live entirely by themselves, while others join their relatives or other adults in a foreign country. The concept of the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge

  • Children's Rights Law in the Global Human Rights Landscape: Isolation, inspiration, integration? book cover

    Children's Rights Law in the Global Human Rights Landscape

    Isolation, inspiration, integration?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Brems, Ellen Desmet, Wouter Vandenhole

    Children’s rights law is often studied and perceived in isolation from the broader field of human rights law. This volume explores the inter-relationship between children’s rights law and more general human rights law in order to see whether elements from each could successfully inform the other.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Young People, Social Media and the Law book cover

    Young People, Social Media and the Law

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    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

    While there is extensive research published concerning juvenile justice and sentencing, most of the research focuses on individual and extra-legal factors, such as age, race, and gender, with scant attention paid to the impact of macro-level factors. This book assesses how a specific contextual…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • Human Trafficking: Contexts and Connections to Conventional Crime book cover

    Human Trafficking

    Contexts and Connections to Conventional Crime, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Reid

    Human trafficking involves the violation of societal norms and often activates criminal justice responses including police, courts, juvenile justice, and child protective services. Due to the complex nature of human trafficking, some behaviours that facilitate human trafficking cannot be easily…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Routledge Handbook of International Family Law book cover

    Routledge Handbook of International Family Law

    1st Edition

    By Barbara Stark, Jacqueline Heaton

    Globalisation, and the vast migrations of capital and labour that have accompanied it in recent decades, has transformed family law in once unimaginable ways. Families have been torn apart and new families have been created. Borders have become more porous, allowing adoptees and mail order brides…

    Hardback – 2019-02-12
    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 to 2015 landmark US 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 – 2019-02-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Corrections

  • 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 – 2019-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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