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  • Young People, Social Media and the Law

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge

  • The Criminal Responsibility of Children and Young Persons

    A Comparison of English and German Law

    By Thomas Crofts

    This title was first published in 2002. Using a comparative and historical analysis of the relevant law and practice in England and Germany, this incisive volume examines the issue of whether there is still a need in modern society for an individual assessment of the criminal responsibility of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Influencing Traits Before Birth

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Domestic Violence

    By Deborah Lockton, Richard Ward

    First published in 1997, this book marks a culmination of a three year research programme focused upon the incidence of domestic violence in Leicester. The study examined the levels of violence, the details of applicants and respondents and the nature of complaints, as well as the policies applied…

    Paperback – 2017-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • International Aspects of Succession

    By Gareth Miller

    This title was first published 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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Family Mediation in Ireland

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Women Going Backwards

    Law and Change in a Family Unfriendly Society

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Becoming Delinquent: British and European Youth, 1650–1950

    By Pamela Cox, Heather Shore

    This title was first published in 2002: Becoming Delinquent: British and European Youth, 1650-1950 provides a critical synthesis of the growing body of work on the history of British and European juvenile delinquency. It is unique in that it analyzes definitions of and responses to, disorderly…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Magistrates' Decision-Making in Child Protection Cases

    By Rosemary Sheehan

    Making decisions about the care and protection of children who appear before the courts is complex. Attention must be paid to the best interests of the child, the child’s need for their family, community views on parenting, and concern about welfare intrusion into family life. Magistrates have a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Children's Rights and Refugee Law

    Conceptualising Children within the Refugee Convention

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Law and Migration

  • Collaborative Practice

    An International Perspective

    By Connie Healy

    Collaborative practice is a new method of dispute resolution, used mainly in family law matters. By taking a non-adversarial approach, it challenges the strictly positivist view of the lawyer as ‘zealous advocate’ for the client. As such, it has received much criticism from the established Bar and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Family Violence and Police Response

    Learning From Research, Policy and Practice in European Countries

    By Marijke Malsch

    Edited by Wilma Smeenk

    Police response to incidents of intimate partner violence can be critical. This volume investigates the elements in the institutional, legal and organizational context that are relevant for police response to incidents in the realm of the private sphere and whether there exists a relation with the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge
    Advances in Criminology

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