GlassHouse

New and Key Titles

Family, Child & Social Welfare Law

  1. 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...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Online Child Sexual Abuse

    Grooming, Policing and Child Protection in a Multi-Media World

    By Elena Martellozzo

    Online Child Sexual Abuse: Grooming, Policing and Child Protection in a Multi-Media World addresses the complex, multi-faceted and, at times, counter-intuitive relationships between online grooming behaviours, risk assessment, police practices, and the actual danger of subsequent abuse in...

    Published April 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy

    Edited by Julia Davidson, Petter Gottschalk

    Internet Child Abuse: Current Research and Policy provides a timely overview of international policy, legislation and offender management and treatment practice in the area of Internet child abuse. Internet use has grown considerably over the last five years, and information technology now forms a...

    Published July 26th 2010 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Welfare's Forgotten Past

    A Socio-Legal History of the Poor Law

    By Lorie Charlesworth

    That ‘poor law was law’ is a fact that has slipped from the consciousness of historians of welfare in England and Wales, and in North America. Welfare's Forgotten Past remedies this situation by tracing the history of the legal right of the settled poor to relief when destitute. Poor law was not...

    Published December 15th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  5. Rights, Gender and Family Law

    Edited by Julie Wallbank, Shazia Choudhry, Jonathan Herring

    There has been a widespread resurgence of rights talk in social and legal discourses pertaining to the regulation of family life, as well as an increase in the use of rights in family law cases, in the UK, the US, Canada and Australia. Rights, Gender and Family Law addresses the implications of...

    Published November 25th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish