Family, Child & Social Welfare Law Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • Parental Rights and Responsibilities

    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 – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Family Rights

  • 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

  • Sexual Abuse in Youth Sport

    A sociocultural analysis

    By Michael J. Hartill

    Cases of sport-related child sexual abuse have received increasing news coverage in recent years. This book documents and evaluates this important issue through a critical investigation of the research and theory on sexual violence and child sex offending that has emerged over the past thirty years…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • 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 – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Tom Hughes QC

    A Cab on the Rank

    By Ian Hancock

    For more than thirty years, Tom Hughes, a scion of a notable Sydney family of high achievers, was one of Australia’s top barristers, renowned, respected and sometimes feared for his dominating presence in the courtroom. Equally at home in all jurisdictions, his theatrical style, command of language…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Federation Press

  • 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 fifteen 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 support…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge
    Commonwealth Caribbean Law

  • 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 – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-06-09
    Routledge
    Islamic Law in Context

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