Law: Family, Child & Social Welfare Law

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Revival: Helping Parents in Dispute (2001): Child-Centred Mediation at County Court book cover

    Revival: Helping Parents in Dispute (2001)

    Child-Centred Mediation at County Court, 1st Edition

    By Greg Mantle

    This title was first published in 2001. When marriages break down, most parents experience difficulty in agreeing on contact or residence arrangements for their children. Family Courts Services provide mediation as a way of resolving differences and many parents accept this offer of assistance.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Aspects of Succession book cover

    International Aspects of Succession

    1st Edition

    By Gareth Miller

    This title was first published in 2000:  The great mobility of people and capital in the world today means that the likelihood of a person acquiring and dying with assets in more than one jurisdiction is probably greater than ever. As a result an English lawyer is now more and more likely to…

    Paperback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theory book cover

    The Ashgate Research Companion to Feminist Legal Theory

    1st Edition

    By Vanessa E. Munro

    Edited by Margaret Davies

    As a distinct scholarly contribution to law, feminist legal theory is now well over three decades old. Those three decades have seen consolidation and renewal of its central concerns as well as remarkable growth, dynamism and change. This Companion celebrates the strength of feminist legal thought,…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • The Right to Family Life in the European Union book cover

    The Right to Family Life in the European Union

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maribel González Pascual, Aida Torres Pérez

    Exploring the main developments and challenges for the right to family life in the context of European integration, this book examines the right to family life in the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and the interplay between family life, citizenship, and free movement; it analyzes the combined…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • The Limits of State Power & Private Rights: Exploring Child Protection & Safeguarding Referrals and Assessments book cover

    The Limits of State Power & Private Rights

    Exploring Child Protection & Safeguarding Referrals and Assessments, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Devine

    This book tackles a complex area of law, social policy and social work, providing a comprehensive analysis of the theoretical, practical and legal boundaries of State power following safeguarding and child protection referrals in England. The book examines the history, rationale and implications of…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform book cover

    Delivering Family Justice in Late Modern Society in the wake of Legal Aid Reform

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mavis Maclean

    Legal aid for family cases in private law, mainly divorce and separation, where the state is not directly involved as it is in public law cases where there are issues of domestic violence or neglect or abuse of children, came to an abrupt end together with help for welfare and immigration cases on…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

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