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Forthcoming Family, Child & Social Welfare Law Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Beginning Family Law

    By Jonathan Herring

    Series: Beginning the Law

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Family Law is all about, Beginning Family Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you come to terms...

    To Be Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    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...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. International Perspectives on Child Victimisation

    By Julia Davidson, Christopher Hamerton

    International Perspectives on Child Victimisation offers a comprehensive overview of the established themes and emergent debates relating to the abuse and victimization of children. Highlighting key areas of global concern, and illustrated with detailed case studies of important developments, Julia...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Legitimacy of Medical Treatment

    What Role for the Medical Exception?

    Edited by Sara Fovargue, Alexandra Mullock

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    The adoption of many treatments and procedures within medicine is far from straightforward, particularly when such treatments are ethically contentious. The development of legitimate abortion, organ donation, gender reassignment and non-therapeutic cosmetic surgery have all raised troubling ethical...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Family Law

    2nd Edition

    By Frances Burton

    Family Law by Burton supplements the explanation and discussion of the substantive law with practical insights and current debates in a very accessible manner. Ruth Gaffney-Rhys, University of South Wales Family Law by Frances Burton, is the sort of general overview text which I have been seeking...

    To Be Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

    Edited by Wouter Vandenhole, Ellen Desmet, Didier Reynaert, Sara Lembrechts

    Since the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) children’s rights have assumed a central position in a wide variety of disciplines and policies. This handbook offers an engaging overview of the contemporary research landscape for those people involved in the theory and...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. State Powers and Private Rights in Child Protection and Safeguarding Assessments

    Policing Parents

    By Lauren Devine

    State Powers and Private Rights in the UK Child Protection System: Policing Parents examines in detail the UK child protection and safeguarding system, exploring its theoretical and legal basis and implications in modern society. The system of child protection and safeguarding derives from a...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Critically Impaired Infants and End of Life Decision Making

    Resource Allocation and Difficult Decisions

    By Neera Bhatia

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    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...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge