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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 in the theory and practice of...

    To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. From Civil Partnership 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 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Children and International Human Rights Law

    The Right of the Child to be Heard

    By Aisling Parkes

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 is one of the most highly ratified human rights treaties in the world, with 192 states currently signed up to it. Article Twelve is fundamental to the Convention and states that all children capable of forming views have the right...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. From the Global to the Local

    How International Rights Reach Bangladesh's Children

    By Andrea Schapper

    Series: Law, Development and Globalization

    From the Global to the Local develops a unique perspective on human rights governance in developing countries, where the state often lacks the required resources, capacities and expertise for implementing rights. Considering how rights that have been agreed upon in the global arena of world...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Vulnerabilities, Care and Family Law

    Edited by Julie Wallbank, Jonathan Herring

    While in the past family life was characterised as a "haven from the harsh realities of life", it is now recognised as a site of vulnerabilities and a place where care work can go unacknowledged and be a source of social and economic hardship. This book addresses the strong relationships that exist...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Decolonising Indigenous Child Welfare

    Comparative Perspectives

    By Terri Libesman

    During the past decade, a remarkable transference of responsibility to Indigenous children’s organisation has taken place in many parts of Australia, Canada, the USA and New Zealand. It has been influenced by Indigenous peoples’ human rights advocacy at national and international levels, by claims...

    To Be Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Coercive Care

    Rights, Law and Policy

    Edited by Bernadette Mcsherry, Ian Freckelton

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    There has been much debate about mental health law reform and mental capacity legislation in recent years with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities also having a major impact on thinking about the issue. This edited volume explores the concept of ‘coercive care’ in relation...

    To Be Published July 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Saviour Siblings

    A Relational Approach to the Welfare of the Child in Selective Reproduction

    By Michelle Taylor-Sands

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Genetic screening technologies involving pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) raise particular issues about selective reproduction and the welfare of the child to be born. How does selection impact on the identity of the child who is born? Are children who are selected for a particular purpose...

    To Be Published July 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Legitimacy of Medical Treatment

    What Role for the Medical Exception?

    Edited by Sara Fovargue, Alexandra Mullock

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Whenever the legitimacy of a new or ethically contentious medical intervention is considered, a range of influences will determine whether the treatment becomes accepted as lawful and proper medical treatment. The development and introduction of abortion, organ donation, gender reassignment, and...

    To Be Published August 4th 2015 by Routledge

Recently Published Books

  1. Family Law, 2nd Edition
    By Frances Burton
    Published January 28th 2015
  2. Care, Migration and Human Rights: Law and Practice
    Edited by Siobhán Mullally
    Published January 28th 2015
  3. Beginning Family Law
    By Jonathan Herring
    Published January 14th 2015
  4. Children: Rights and Childhood, 3rd Edition
    By David Archard
    Published November 19th 2014
  5. Juvenile Justice: International Perspectives, Models and Trends
    Edited by John A. Winterdyk
    Published October 13th 2014

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