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Forthcoming Family, Child & Social Welfare Law Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Juvenile Justice

    International Perspectives, Models and Trends

    Edited by John A. Winterdyk

    A comparative analysis of juvenile justice systems, this book features the contributions of international experts. Topics include the history of juvenile justice, the nature and status of delinquency, and how well current legislation complies with the Standard Minimum Rules of the Administration of...

    To Be Published October 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Shades of Grey - Domestic and Sexual Violence Against Women

    Law Reform and Society

    By Anna Carline, Patricia Easteal

    Arguing that law must be looked at holistically, this book investigates the ‘hidden gender’ of the so-called neutral or objective legal principles that structure the law addressing violence against women. Adopting an explicitly feminist perspective, it investigates how legal responses to violence...

    To Be Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Children

    Rights and Childhood, 3rd Edition

    By David Archard

    Children: Rights and Childhood is widely regarded as the ?rst book to offer a detailed philosophical examination of children’s rights. David Archard provides a clear and accessible introduction to a topic that has assumed increasing relevance since the book’s ?rst publication. Divided clearly into...

    To Be Published November 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Law and Older People

    By John Williams

    This book looks at the historical background to the law's approach to ageing, focusing on questions such as: Has the law promoted ageism? How well has the law protected older people against discrimination, abuse and social exclusion? How effective will new prohibitions on age...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Human Rights and Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives on a Rights’ Culture

    Edited by Helen Meenan, Nicola Rees, Israel Doron

    People are leading significantly longer lives than previous generations did and the proportion of older people in the population is growing. Average global life expectancy has grown by twenty years since 1950 and is expected to grow a further ten years by 2050. Residential care for older people...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge International Handbook of Children’s Rights Studies

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

    In the years 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 engaged in the...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Care, Migration and Human Rights

    Law and Practice

    Edited by Siobhán Mullally

    Series: Routledge Research in Human Rights

    This book addresses the specific position of domestic workers in the context of evolving human rights norms. Human rights law has somewhat belatedly begun to address the structured inequalities and exclusions that define the domain of domestic work. The continuum of exploitation that has...

    To Be Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Health and the National Health Service

    By John Carrier, Ian Kendall

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

    Reviewing recent healthcare policy in the NHS, this book firmly locates the NHS in the context of the welfare state. Setting health policy in both an historical and modern context (post-1997) Carrier and Kendall weigh up the successes and failures of the National Health Service in the United...

    To Be Published December 20th 2014 by Routledge-Cavendish

  9. From Civil Partnerships to Same-Sex Marriage

    Interdisciplinary Reflections

    Edited by Nicola Barker, Daniel Monk

    The UK’s Civil Partnership Act 2004 and the Marriage (Same-Sex) Act 2014 are important legal, social and historical landmarks. For, beyond their practical implications, same-sex relationship recognition throughout the western world has become a key site of political contestation rich in symbolic,...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Beginning Family Law

    By Jonathan Herring

    Series: Beginning the Law

    Beginning Family Law offers a crystal clear, accessible and stimulating welcome to family law. It introduces readers to the main themes, cases and debates in family law. Concise, focussed and practical, it will enthuse the reader to learn more and provides them with a solid grounding from...

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge