Family, Child & Social Welfare Law Products

  • Trusts of Homes

    By Alastair Hudson

    Ownership of the family home is generally not contested until the relationship between the spouses or cohabitants breaks down. The Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 gives the courts adjustive powers to deal with disputes between spouses on the breakdown of the marriage but there is currently no statutory…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge

  • The Limits of State Power & Private Rights

    Exploring Child Protection & Safeguarding Referrals and Assessments

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22 
    Routledge

  • Muslim Families, Politics and the Law

    A Legal Industry in Multicultural Britain

    By Ralph Grillo

    Contemporary European societies are multi-ethnic and multi-cultural, certainly in terms of the diversity which has stemmed from the immigration of workers and refugees and their settlement. Currently, however, there is widespread, often acrimonious, debate about ’other’ cultural and religious…

    Paperback – 2017-01-28 
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • The Right to Family Life in the European Union

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in EU Law

  • The Umbilical Cord Blood Controversies in Medical Law

    By Karen Devine

    Since the therapeutic value of umbilical cord blood (UCB) stem cells was first recognised in the late 1980s, there has been a proliferation of both public and private UCB banks worldwide. However, the ability to utilise such a potentially valuable resource has provoked a number of controversies. In…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Critically Impaired Infants and End of Life Decision Making

    Resource Allocation and Difficult Decisions

    By Neera Bhatia

    Decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment are contentious, and offer difficult moral dilemmas to both medical practitioners and the judiciary. This issue is exacerbated when the patient is unable to exercise autonomy and is entirely dependent on the will of others. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Surrogacy, Law and Human Rights

    By Paula Gerber, Katie O'Byrne

    Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    Routledge

  • Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    The continuum of exploitation that has historically defined the everyday of domestic work - exclusion from employment and social security standards and precarious migration status – has frequently been neglected. It is primarily the moments of crisis, incidents of human trafficking, slavery or…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Social Rights in the Welfare State

    Origins and Transformations

    Edited by Toomas Kotkas, Kenneth Veitch

    At a time when the future of the welfare state is the object of heated debate in many European countries, this edited collection explores the relationship between this institution and social rights. Structured around the themes of the politics of social rights, the relationship between social…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    Routledge

  • Parental Rights and Responsibilities

    Edited by Stephen Gilmore

    This volume represents key scholarship on the issue of parental rights and responsibilities, selected from a dense forest of literature. The collection offers an overview of the subject and covers topics such as: underlying rationales of who or what is a parent; legal concepts of ’parent’ and…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Family Rights

  • 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 its influence on gender equality in particular. The work focuses on the situation of married women.…

    Hardback – 2016-12-17 
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • Muslim Family Law in Western Courts

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - are adjudicated…

    Paperback – 2016-12-11 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

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