Children and the Law in Australia, 2nd edition
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.
Edited by Lisa Young, Mary Anne Kenny and Geoffrey Monahan
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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. 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, 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
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Table of contents
PART 1 – CHILDREN IN CONTEXT
- Children and the law: An historical overview — Judith Bessant and Rob Watts
- The development of children’s rights — John Tobin
- The ‘child’ in utero and ex utero — Pam Stewart and Anita Stuhmcke
- Developmental science, child development and the law — Jeanette Lawrence and Agnes Dodds
- Child maltreatment — Judy Cashmore and Briony Horsfall
- The child, the young person and the law — Anna Copeland and Jo Goodie
PART II – CHILDREN AND PUBLIC LAW ISSUES
- The criminal responsibility of children — Thomas Crofts
- Young people and juvenile justice — Chris Cuneen
- Protecting children from abuse and neglect — Allison Silink
- E-safety: Protecting children from cyberbullying, sexting and privacy invasion — Normann Witzleb and Thomas Crofts
- Migrant and non-citizen children — Mary Anne Kenny and Mary Crock
- Education of children — preschool to secondary education — Joan Squelch
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s welfare and well-being — Terri Libesman and Kyllie Cripps
PART III – CHILDREN AND PRIVATE LAW ISSUES
- Compensation for survivors of institutional child sexual abuse in Australia: Tortious rights and challenges for reform — Allison Silink and Pam Stewart
- Children and ‘family’ law — Lisa Young
- Adoption — Geoffrey Monahan and Jennifer Hyatt
- Surrogacy — John Pascoe
- Medical treatment — Brenda McGivern
- Civil liability of children — Geoffrey Monahan
- Children and succession — Kay Maxwell
PART IV – CHILDREN IN COURT
- Child witnesses — Judy Cashmore
- Legal representation of children — Nicola Ross
Appendix — Practical Scenarios — National Children’s and Youth Law Centre
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