Law: Family, Child & Social Welfare Law

  • The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy: Children, Risk and Modernities book cover

    The Development of Child Protection Law and Policy

    Children, Risk and Modernities, 1st Edition

    By Kieran Walsh

    This book examines how child protection law has been shaped by the transition to late modernity and how it copes with the ever-changing concept of risk. The book traces the evolution of the contemporary child protection system through historical changes, assessing the factors that have influenced…

    Hardback – 2020-04-07 
    Routledge

  • Honour Killings and Criminal Justice: Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey book cover

    Honour Killings and Criminal Justice

    Social and Legal Challenges in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Ferya Taş-Çifçi

    Despite recent reforms to the Turkish Penal Code, the country retains a high level of honour-based violence. This book analyses the motives behind honour-based violence in Turkey and examines the criminal justice system’s approach to this type of crime. The work takes a socio-legal approach to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-25 
    Routledge

  • International Law and Violence Against Women: Europe and the Istanbul Convention book cover

    International Law and Violence Against Women

    Europe and the Istanbul Convention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Johanna Niemi, Lourdes Peroni, Vladislava Stoyanova

    This book offers an in-depth and critical analysis of the Istanbul Convention, along with discussions on its impact and implications. The work highlights the place of the Convention in the landscape of international law and policies on violence against women and equality. The authors argue that…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Embracing Vulnerability: The Challenges and Implications for Law book cover

    Embracing Vulnerability

    The Challenges and Implications for Law, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Bedford, Jonathan Herring

    This book brings together legal scholars engaging with vulnerability theory to explore the implications and challenges for law of understanding vulnerability as generative, and a source of connection and development. The book is structured into five sections that cover fields of law where there is…

    Hardback – 2020-02-27 
    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

  • 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 – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge

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

    Comparative Law

    Mixes, Movements, and Metaphors, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sean Patrick Donlan, Jane Mair

    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

  • 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 – 2019-12-09
    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 – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Juvenile Justice and Delinquency

  • '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 – 2019-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • 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

  • Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law: Exploring Issues of Violence and Control book cover

    Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law

    Exploring Issues of Violence and Control, 1st Edition

    Edited by Camilla Pickles, Jonathan Herring

    This book is inspired by a statement released by the World Health Organization directed at preventing and eliminating disrespectful and abusive treatment during facility-based childbirth. Exploring the nature of vulnerability during childbirth, and the factors which make childbirth a site for…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge

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