Family, Child & Social Welfare Law Products

  • Family Estrangement

    A Matter of Perspective

    By Kylie Agllias

    Family estrangement is larger than conflict and more complicated than betrayal. It is entwined in contradictory beliefs, values, behaviours and goals and is the result of at least one member of the family considering reconciliation impossible and/or undesirable. The cessation of familial relations,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Commonwealth Caribbean Family Law

    husband, wife and cohabitant

    By Karen Tesheira

    This important new text is the product of several years of research of the family law of over ten Commonwealth Caribbean jurisdictions. It is the first and only legal text that comprehensively covers all the main substantive areas of spousal family law, including marriage, divorce, financial…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

  • Changing God’s Law

    The dynamics of Middle Eastern family law

    Edited by Nadjma Yassari

    This volume identifies and elaborates on the significance and functions of the various actors involved in the development of family law in the Middle East. Besides the importance of family law regulations for each individual, family law has become the battleground of political and social…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

  • Routledge Handbook of Family Law and Policy

    Edited by John Eekelaar, Rob George

    Changes in family structures, demographics, social attitudes and economic policies over the last sixty years have had a large impact on family lives and correspondingly on family law. This book provides global perspectives on the policy challenges facing family law and policy round the world. The…

    Paperback – 2016-06-17 
    Routledge

  • European Asylum Law and the Rights of the Child

    By Ciara Smyth

    The child asylum seeker poses unique challenges for reception and refugee status determination systems, not least because the child is entitled to have his or her rights as a child respected as a matter of international and regional human rights law. In the last decade the European Union has…

    Paperback – 2016-06-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Asylum, Migration and Refugee Law

  • Principles of Equity and Trusts

    By Alastair Hudson

    Principles of Equity and Trusts is a concise new textbook from Alastair Hudson - the author of the definitive classic, Equity and Trusts. Through clear and careful analysis, the author explains what the law is, its foundational principles, and its social and economic effect. By beginning with the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-08 
    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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

    By Various

    This set of 7 volumes, originally published between 1984 and 1998, provides illuminating and practical information on Domestic Abuse. Aimed at both students and practitioners across a range of disciplines, the volumes explore topics including, provision of services for domestic abuse victims, the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Domestic Abuse

  • Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge

  • Human Rights Law and Personal Identity

    By Jill Marshall

    This book explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Human Trafficking

    Contexts and Connections to Conventional Crime

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge Academic

  • Law and Love

    Edited by Joshua Neoh, Renata Grossi

    In our social imaginary, love has become the major existential goal of our times, which is capable of providing all of us with a sense of worth and a way of being in the world (Beck & Beck-Gernsheim, 1995). Love has become our ‘ultimate source of meaning and happiness’: it is a ‘gift’ that…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31
    Federation Press

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