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Feminist perspectives on child law

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Feminist Perspectives on Child Law is a collection of interdisciplinary socio-legal essays which explore the complex relationship between childhood,gender and the law. Drawing on a wide range of feminist and critical theories and empirical research, these original essays challenge the gender neutrality of law; they explore the shifting constructions of childhood by law, legal practice and popular culture; and they provide critical and timely insights into the complex relationship between adults and children. The essays go beyond the traditional boundaries of child law within the law school curriculum and within legal practice by addressing a wide range of issues, such as health, criminal justice, education, sexuality and domestic violence. By approaching these issues in innovative ways, the essays question the impact of gender on social and cultural understandings of childhood and on contemporary interpretations of child welfare and give voice to the different choices and experiences of male and female children.

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Author(s):
Bridgeman, Jo & Monk, Daniel
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23 x 15.5cm
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1859415253
ISBN-13:
9781859415252
Number of pages:
343
Publisher:
Cavendish
Title:
Feminist perspectives on child law

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Feminist Perspectives on Child Law is a collection of interdisciplinary socio-legal essays which explore the complex relationship between childhood,gender and the law. Drawing on a wide range of feminist and critical theories and empirical research, these original essays challenge the gender neutrality of law; they explore the shifting constructions of childhood by law, legal practice and popular culture; and they provide critical and timely insights into the complex relationship between adults and children. The essays go beyond the traditional boundaries of child law within the law school curriculum and within legal practice by addressing a wide range of issues, such as health, criminal justice, education, sexuality and domestic violence. By approaching these issues in innovative ways, the essays question the impact of gender on social and cultural understandings of childhood and on contemporary interpretations of child welfare and give voice to the different choices and experiences of male and female children.

Author(s):
Bridgeman, Jo & Monk, Daniel
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23 x 15.5cm
Edition:
First Edition
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1859415253
ISBN-13:
9781859415252
Number of pages:
343
Publisher:
Cavendish
Title:
Feminist perspectives on child law

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