Law: Family, Child & Social Welfare Law

  • Law, State and Society book cover

    Law, State and Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bob Fryer, Alan J. Hunt, Doreen McBarnet, Bert Moorhouse

    Originally published in 1981 Law, State and Society confronts many of the most important issues within the developing field of law and society. The essays cover the key political debates and the subject of the sociology of law through two key debates, the first tackling the wider theoretical and…

    Paperback – 2020-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: British Sociological Association

  • Childhood Abused: Protecting Children Against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment book cover

    Childhood Abused

    Protecting Children Against Torture, Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment and Punishment, 1st Edition

    By Geraldine Van Bueren

    First published in 1998, this book seeks to consider the application of international human rights standards to situations where children are at risk of torture and other forms of ill-treatment. Each of the contributors authoritatively examines torture, cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Gender Perceptions and the Law book cover

    Gender Perceptions and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Christine R. Barker, Elizabeth A. Kirk

    Published in 1998. This collection of papers, written by leading lawyers and sociologists in the UK, focuses on the relationships between gender and the law in the context of three areas of law: family law, criminal law and equal rights. The papers argue that gender roles within society affect the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Welfare of the Child: The Principle and the Law book cover

    The Welfare of the Child

    The Principle and the Law, 1st Edition

    By Kerry O’Halloran

    First published in 1999, this book responds to the meaning given to the welfare principle attracts a great deal of controversy and explores the reasons for the controversy and examines the growing legal significance attached to the principle. In an illuminating and accessible manner, this…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-11-11
    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 – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ageing, Gender and Family Law book cover

    Ageing, Gender and Family Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beverley Clough, Jonathan Herring

    This book explores the intersecting issues relating the phenomenon of ageing to gender and family law. The latter has tended to focus mainly on family life in young and middle age; and, indeed, the issues of childhood and parenting are key in many family law texts. Family life for older members has…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge

  • The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights book cover

    The Istanbul Convention, Domestic Violence and Human Rights

    1st Edition

    By Ronagh McQuigg

    The Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (also known as the Istanbul Convention) was adopted by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 7 April 2011. The Convention entered into force on 1 August 2014 and has currently been ratified by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • 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 – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • 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 – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

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