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Advancing Children's Rights in DetentionA Model for International Reform

Advancing Children's Rights in Detention: A Model for International Reform

Ursula Kilkelly and Pat Bergin

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781529213218
eISBN:
9781529213256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213218.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

International children’s rights law has established standards for the treatment of children in detention that are widely accepted. Yet, challenges in their implementation continue to persist around ... More

The Legal Aid MarketChallenges for Publicly Funded Immigration and Asylum Legal Representation

The Legal Aid Market: Challenges for Publicly Funded Immigration and Asylum Legal Representation

Jo Wilding

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447358497
eISBN:
9781447358534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447358497.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Even though legal aid is available for people seeking asylum, there is uneven access to advice across Britain. Based on empirical research, this book offers fresh thinking on what has gone wrong in ... More

Pandemic LegalitiesLegal Responses to COVID-19 - Justice and Social Responsibility

Pandemic Legalities: Legal Responses to COVID-19 - Justice and Social Responsibility

Dave Cowan and Ann Mumford (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218916
eISBN:
9781529218954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218916.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

In this book, academic leaders in their respective fields of law address the Coronavirus crisis. Each chapter is designed as a thinkpiece, based on the contributor’s understandings and appreciations ... More

Religion and Marriage LawThe Need for Reform

Religion and Marriage Law: The Need for Reform

Russell Sandberg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212808
eISBN:
9781529212839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212808.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Marriage law in England and Wales is a historical relic which reflects a bygone age. Successive governments have made a series of progressive but ad hoc reforms, most notably the introduction of ... More

Law Through the Life Course

Law Through the Life Course

Jonathan Herring

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529204667
eISBN:
9781529204711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204667.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This book explores how the life responds to the different stages of life. It explains how the law reflects and reinforces assumptions around, for example, childhood and old age. The book explains how ... More

Collective Access to JusticeAssessing the Potential of Class Actions in England and Wales

Collective Access to Justice: Assessing the Potential of Class Actions in England and Wales

Michael Molavi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529210002
eISBN:
9781529210033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210002.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

At a time when the collective redress landscape is undergoing a period of transformative change, this research focuses on class actions in England and Wales. The author provides an objective analysis ... More

Rethinking Peace MediationChallenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Rethinking Peace Mediation: Challenges of Contemporary Peacemaking Practice

Catherine Turner and Martin Wählisch (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529208191
eISBN:
9781529208238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208191.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This pioneering work offers important insights into peace mediation practice today and the role of third parties in the resolution of armed conflicts. The authors reveal how peace mediation has ... More

Property, Power and PoliticsWhy We Need to Rethink the World Power System

Property, Power and Politics: Why We Need to Rethink the World Power System

Jean-Philippe Robé

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529213164
eISBN:
9781529213201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529213164.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The book applies legal concepts to economic analysis. It explains that modern economies require the existence of a specific legal system to operate. The analysis builds on the prior work of ... More

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Legal Profession

Emma Jones, Neil Graffin, Rajvinder Samra, and Mathijs Lucassen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210743
eISBN:
9781529210774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210743.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Legal professionals are thought to have higher levels of mental health issues and lower levels of wellbeing than the general population. Drawing on qualitative data from new research with legal ... More

International Human Rights, Social Policy & GlobalCritical Perspectives

International Human Rights, Social Policy & Global: Critical Perspectives

Gerard McCann and Féilim Ó hAdhmaill (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447349211
eISBN:
9781447349259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349211.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

From a Critical Social Policy perspective and with a Global Development remit, this book addresses a range of key questions regarding international human rights. With human rights constantly under ... More

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