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  1. Post-Employment Restraint of Trade

    The competing interests of an ex-employee, an ex-employer and the public good

    By Rob Jackson

    The law surrounding post-employment restraint of trade has increasing importance in workplace relations law and practice. The historical assumption that employers have a stronger commercial position and employees are vulnerable has been exploded in the 21st century by a highly educated and skilled...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Federation Press

  2. 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...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Remaking of the Courts

    Less-Adversarial Practice and the Constitutional Role of the Judiciary in Australia

    By Sarah Murray

    The Remaking of the Courts: Less-Adversarial Practice and the Constitutional Role of the Judiciary in Australia centres on the changing nature of courts within the Australian constitutional context. In essence, the monograph explores the degree to which less-adversarial innovations and the...

    Published May 2nd 2014 by Federation Press

  4. Migration, Family and the Welfare State

    Integrating Migrants and Refugees in Scandinavia

    Edited by Karen Fog Olwig, Birgitte Romme Larsen, Mikkel Rytter

    Migration, Family and the Welfare State explores understandings and practices of integration in the Scandinavian welfare societies of Denmark, Norway and Sweden through a comprehensive range of detailed ethnographic studies. Chapters examine discourses, policies and programs of integration in the...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Organised Sexual Abuse

    By Michael Salter

    Organised Sexual Abuse offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary investigation of this phenomenon. Since the early 1980s, social workers and mental health professionals around the globe have encountered clients reporting sexual abuse by organized groups or networks. These allegations have been...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Muslim Family Law in Western Courts

    Edited by Elisa Giunchi

    Series: Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

    This book focuses on Islamic family law as interpreted and applied by judges in Europe, Australia and North America. It uses court transcriptions and observations to discuss how the most contentious marriage-related issues - consent and age of spouses, dower, polygamy, and divorce - are adjudicated...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Bioethics

    Methods, Theories, Domains

    By Marcus Düwell

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    This book is a philosophically-oriented introduction to bioethics. It offers the reader an overview of key debates in bioethics relevant to various areas including; organ retrieval, stem cell research, justice in healthcare and issues in environmental ethics, including issues surrounding food and...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Social Work in the Shadow of the Law

    Edited by Simon Rice, Andrew Day

    This fourth edition of Social Work in the Shadow of the Law is a critical resource for social workers, social work students and for those who work in human services. All of the chapters from the third edition have been updated, with fresh accounts, references, perspectives and case studies authored...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Federation Press

  9. The Ties That Bind (Routledge Revivals)

    Law, Marriage and the Reproduction of Patriarchal Relations

    By Carol Smart

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1984, this book made an important and timely contribution to the development of the idea that the law is a major source of women’s oppression. Based on research of the theory and practice of family law, it examines the way in which private law operates to sustain, reproduce and...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Family Law

    By Helen Conway

    Series: Key Facts Key Cases

    Key Facts and Key Cases: Family Law will ensure you grasp the main concepts of your Family Law module with ease. This book explains in concise and straightforward terms: • The law relating to marriage and its breakdown• Recent developments in money cases• All recent cases...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge