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Forthcoming Family, Child & Social Welfare Law Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 July 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 medical treatment. The development and introduction of abortion, organ donation, gender reassignment, and...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Towards Human Rights in Residential Care for Older Persons

    International Perspectives

    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. Residential care for older people will become increasingly necessary as our society ages and, we will require more of it. At this moment in time, the rights...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Health and the National Health Service

    2nd Edition

    By John Carrier, Ian Kendall

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

    The NHS came into existence in an atmosphere of conflict centred on the strong ideological commitment of the Post-war Labour Government and the opposition of the Conservative Party of that time to the idea of a universally available and centrally planned medical care service. There was also...

    To Be Published September 24th 2015 by Routledge-Cavendish

  10. 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 September 30th 2015 by Routledge