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Children and the Law in Australia e2

Children and the Law in Australia e2

By L Young, MA Kenny and G Monahan

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.

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    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.

    The second edition of this highly regarded work provides extensive coverage of the ways in which the law and children interact. 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. 

    This edition provides an extended socio-legal focus, ensuring the work is relevant for practitioners, non-legal professionals working in child-related areas, and 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 Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and the impact of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child on Australian law.

    An Appendix of legal scenarios drawn from practice and prepared by the National Children’s and Youth Law Centre has also been added in this edition.

    Features:

    • Authoritative commentary by expert contributors.
    • Includes socio-legal focus to ensure accessibility and relevance to a wide readership.
    • Includes traditional topics and areas of recent prominence.
  • About the author

    Lisa Young is an Associate Professor in the School of Law, Murdoch University.

    Mary Anne Kenny is an Associate Professor in the School of Law, Murdoch University.

    Geoffrey Monahan is a judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

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    ISBN: 9780409342024

    Published: 2016

    Format: Softcover

    Pages: 671

  • Table of contents

    Part I – Children in Context

    1. Children and the law: An historical overview – Judith Bessant and Rob Watts

    2. The development of children’s rights – John Tobin

    3. The ‘child’ in utero and ex utero – Pam Stewart and Anita Stuhmcke

    4. Developmental science, child development and the law – Jeanette Lawrence and Agnes Dodds

    5. Child maltreatment – Judy Cashmore and Briony Horsfall

    6. The child, the young person and the law – Anna Copeland and Jo Goodie

    Part II – Children and Public Law Issues

    7. The criminal responsibility of children – Thomas Crofts

    8. Young people and juvenile justice – Chris Cuneen

    9. Protecting children from abuse and neglect – Allison Silink

    10. E-safety: Protecting children from cyberbullying, sexting and privacy invasion – Normann Witzleb and Thomas Crofts

    11. Migrant and non-citizen children – Mary Anne Kenny and Mary Crock

    12. Education of children — preschool to secondary education – Joan Squelch

    13. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s welfare and well-being – Terri Libesman and Kyllie Cripps

    Part III – Children and Private Law Issues

    14. Compensation for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse in Australia: Tortious rights and challenges for reform – Allison Silink and Pam Stewart

    15. Children and ‘family’ law – Lisa Young

    16. Adoption – Geoffrey Monahan and Jennifer Hyatt

    17. Surrogacy – John Pascoe

    18. Medical treatment – Brenda McGivern

    19. Civil liability of children – Geoffrey Monahan

    20. Children and succession – Kay Maxwell

    Part IV – Children in Court

    21. Child witnesses – Judy Cashmore

    22. Legal representation of children – Nicola Ross

    Appendix – Practical Scenarios: National Children’s and Youth Law Centre

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