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Children and the law in Australia / editors: Lisa Young, Mary Anne Kenny, Geoffrey Monahan
Bib ID 7092329
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Edition 2nd edition. 
Description Chatswood, N.S.W. : LexisNexis Butterworths, 2016 
pages 
ISBN 9780409342024 (paperback)
Summary

The second edition of this highly-regarded work provides extensive coverage of the ways in which the law and children interact. Topics such as criminal law, the internet, immigration law, family law, medical law, discrimination law, education and the legal process are included with contributions from expert authors in each area. Each chapter is contributed by an expert on that topic and is written to provide a clear, authoritative and accessible discussion suitable for a wide audience. edition provides an extended socio-legal focus, ensuring the work is relevant for practitioners, non-legal professionals working in child-related areas, researchers and students in both law and non-law units at undergraduate and postgraduate level. It includes discussion on topical issues such as: surrogacy, youth rights, the internet and cyber bullying, international adoption, migration, international child abduction, the Royal Commission into Child Sexual Assault, and the impact of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on Australian Law. · Authoritative commentary by expert contributors· Includes socio-legal focus to ensure accessibility and relevance to a wide market· Includes traditional topics and areas of recent prominence Titles, Sifris, Carroll & Monahan, Family Law in Australia, 9th ed, 2016]]>

Notes

Includes index.

Subjects Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia.  |  Child abuse -- Law and legislation -- Australia.  |  Children's rights -- Australia.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation.  |  Social welfare - Law and legislation.  |  Law - International law - Human rights.  |  Government policy - Intervention - Emergency response - 2007-2012.  |  Law.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Young, Lisa, editor  |  Kenny, Mary Anne, editor  |  Monahan, Geoff, editor

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