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Children By Andrew Bainham

Children by Andrew Bainham

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This textbook deals comprehensively with the law and policy relating to children. Extensively revised and updated 3rd edition takes account of significant legislative changes: Adoption & Children Act 2002, Sexual Offences Act 2003, and impact of the Human Rights Act 1998. For students of child law, family law and social work.

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Children: The Modern Law by Andrew Bainham

This third edition has been extensively revised and updated to take account of significant legislative changes that have occurred since the second edition, including the Adoption and Children Act 2002, the Sexual Offences Act 2003, and the impact of the Human Rights Act 1998. This edition includes coverage of other important developments such as: * the Council of Europe Convention on Contact concerning Children and case-law relating to contact * reform of the child support legislation * the introduction of special guardianship * changes to the law governing the parental responsibility of unmarried fathers * and significant case-law including Re A (Children) (Conjoined Twins: Surgical Separation) Children: The Modern Law is an authoritative study of the legal position of children in our society, and is essential reading for students of child law, family law and social work.

Table of Contents

Children and the Law: A Demographic and Historical Sketch; Fundamental Principles: The Children Act 1989, The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and Human Rights; The Central Issues; The Married Family and Divorce; The Unmarried Family; The Social Family; Adoption; Children and Medical Decisions; Children, Money and Property; Local Authority Support for Children and Families; Care and Supervision; Investigation and Short-Term Protection; Children in Court; Children and the Criminal Law; Children and the Civil Law; Children and Education; Children in the International Community

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Children: The Modern Law by Andrew Bainham
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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