Children

The Modern Law (Fourth Edition)

By Stephen Gilmore, Andrew Bainham

Children: The Modern Law is well-established as the leading textbook dealing comprehensively with UK law and policy relating to children, and is essential reading for students of child law, family law, and social work. This fourth edition has been extensively revised and updated to take account of significant UK legislation, case law, and other developments. Contents include: A Demographic and Historical Sketch * Fundamental Principles: The Children Act 1989 and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child * Parentage * Parental Responsibility * Private Disputes and Issues in Children Cases * Child Abduction * Children and Parents: The Central Issue * Children and Medical Decisions * Children, Money, and Property * UK Local Authority Support for Children and Families * Investigation and Short-Term Protection * Care and Supervision * Permanence for Children: Adoption and Special Guardianship * Children in Court * Children and the Criminal Law * Children and the Civil Law * Children and Education.


1104 pages

Publication Date: 11/28/2013
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781846614989