Family, Child & Social Welfare Law Products

  • Islam and Women's Income

    Dowry and Law in Bangladesh

    By Farah Deeba Chowdhury

    This book examines the interrelationship between law, culture, patriarchy and religion in the context of contemporary Bangladesh. It explores the role of Islam in society and politics generally, and on gender equality in particular. The work focuses on the situation of married women. Taking a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • ReValuing Care in Theory, Law & Policy

    Cycles and Connections

    Edited by Rosie Harding, Ruth Fletcher, Chris Beasley

    Care is central to life, and yet is all too often undervalued, taken-for-granted, and hidden from view. This collection of fourteen substantive and highly innovative essays, along with its insightful Introduction, seeks to explore the different dimensions of care that shape social, legal and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Children's Rights

    By Ursula Kilkelly, Laura Lundy

    The articles in this volume shed light on some of the major tensions in the field of children’s rights (such as the ways in which children’s best interests and respect for their autonomy can be reconciled), challenges (such as how the CRC can be made a reality in the lives of children in the face…

    Hardback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Family Rights

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

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Marital Rights

    By Robert Leckey

    This volume gathers influential and cutting-edge scholarship on the international and domestic rights attaching to married couples and other adult relationships. Addressing examples from the European Court of Human Rights, UK, USA, Canada, Australia and South Africa, it traces contentious debates…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Family Rights

  • Subjectivity, Citizenship and Belonging in Law

    Identities and Intersections

    Edited by Anne Griffiths, Sanna Mustasaari, Anna Maki-Petaja-Leinonen

    This collection of articles critically examines legal subjectivity and ideas of citizenship inherent in legal thought. The chapters offer a novel perspective on current debates in this area by exploring the connections between public and political issues as they intersect with more intimate sets of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge

  • From Civil Partnerships to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The Civil Partnership Act 2004 (CPA) and the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2014 (MSSCA) are important legal, social and historical landmarks, rich in symbolic, material and cultural meanings. While fiercely opposed by many, within mainstream narratives they are often represented as a victory in a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Gendered States of Punishment and Welfare

    Feminist Political Economy, Primitive Accumulation and the Law

    By Adrienne Roberts

    This book presents a feminist historical materialist analysis of the ways in which the law, policing and penal regimes have overlapped with social policies to coercively discipline the poor and marginalized sectors of the population throughout the history of capitalism. Roberts argues that…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

  • Family Rights and Religion

    By John Eekelaar

    The interaction between individual rights, which are often seen in secular terms, and religion is becoming an important and complex topic not only for academic study but for practical policy. This volume collects a range of writings from journals, edited collections and individual books which deal…

    Hardback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Family Rights

  • 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 – 2016-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Responsibility, Law and the Family

    By Jo Bridgeman, Craig Lind

    Edited by Heather Keating

    Focusing on moral, social and legal responsibilities as opposed to rights or obligations, this volume explores the concept of responsibility in family life, law and practice. Divided into four parts, the study considers the nature of family responsibility; constructions of children's…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

  • The Human Rights of Children

    From Visions to Implementation

    By Antonella Invernizzi

    Edited by Jane Williams

    This volume provides a series of critical analyses of some of the contemporary debates in relation to the human rights of children, resituating them within visions which informed the text of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989. The studies embrace examination of some of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

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