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Children and the Law

by Douglas E. Abrams
Publisher:
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Children

"This book is about child advocacy. It provides the core materials for Children and the Law. Juvenile Law, and similar upperclass electives that examine the status, rights and obligations of children throughout the American legal system". -- PREFACE.

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The Oxford Handbook of Children s Rights Law

by Jonathan Todres
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2020-02-19
Genre: Law

Children's rights law is a relatively young but rapidly developing discipline. The U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child, the field's core legal instrument, is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history. Yet, like children themselves, children's rights are often relegated to the ma

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Children and the Law in a Nutshell

by Douglas Abrams
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2015-03-13
Genre: Law

This Nutshell follows the structure and format of the authors' casebook—Children and the Law: Doctrine, Policy and Practice. The authors have devoted entire chapters to the meaning of "parent," abuse and neglect, the foster care system, adoption, medical decision-making, support and other financia

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Treatment of Child Abuse

by Robert M. Reece
Publisher: JHU Press
Release Date: 2014-05-13
Genre: Family & Relationships

"Highly recommended for expert and beginner alike. It is well written, well organized, easy to read, and packed with useful information." -- Child Abuse & Neglect "This book represents a milestone in expanding the resource base for professionals working in the child abuse field." -- Journal of Child

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Juvenile Justice

by Francine Sherman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-09-15
Genre: Political Science

"The lessons in this book remind us that we can—and that wemust—do better, for the sake of our children, their futures,and the sake of our nation. . . . This volume is a call to action,and I encourage everyone who reads it to take steps to ensure thatall America's children are given an equal cha

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The SAGE Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies

by Daniel Thomas Cook
Publisher: SAGE
Release Date: 2020-04-20
Genre: Social Science

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Children and Childhood Studies navigates our understanding of the historical, political, social and cultural dimensions of childhood. Transdisciplinary and transnational in content and scope, the Encyclopedia both reflects and enables the wide range of approaches, fields and

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The Child as Citizen

by Felton Earls
Publisher: SAGE
Release Date: 2011-02-23
Genre: Political Science

Marking the 20th anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), this volume of the ANNALS considers conceptual, legal, and practical issues related to the realization of children as citizens.

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The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment

by J. Bart Klika
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release Date: 2017-07-27
Genre: Psychology

The Fourth Edition of The APSAC Handbook on Child Maltreatment provides readers with the most up-to-date theory, research, and best practices in the field of child abuse and neglect. Edited by leading experts J. Bart Klika and Jon R. Conte, this best seller covers all aspects of child maltreatment,

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Children and the Law in a Nutshell

by Douglas E. Abrams
Publisher:
Release Date: 2018
Genre: LAW

"This thoroughly updated Nutshell follows the structure and format of the authors' popular casebook—Children and the Law: Doctrine, Policy, and Practice. The authors have devoted entire chapters to the meaning of "parent," civil and criminal abuse and neglect, the foster care system, adoption, med

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