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Vulnerable Children and the Law

International Evidence for Improving Child Welfare, Child Protection and Children's Rights

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book takes an international perspective on child welfare, examining how frameworks can be adapted to address the rights and best interests of children. Synthesising the latest research, experts redefine the concept of a 'child in need' in a world where global movement is common and children are frequently involved in the law.

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Quick Guide to Community Care Practice and the Law

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This short guide cuts through the confusing mass of legislation to provide a concise and jargon-free explanation of current community care practice and the law. It is an essential resource for busy practitioners at all levels as well as managers in both the statutory and voluntary sectors, and policy-makers in local authorities and the NHS.

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Street Wise

A Programme for Educating Young People about Citizenship, Rights, Responsibilities and the Law

By Sam Frankel; Foreword by Tim Stevens
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Designed to equip young people with the knowledge and skills they need to be street wise, this resource challenges young people to engage in relevant moral questions through raising awareness of the criminal process and how it applies to them, so that that they can take a lead in developing better relationships within their communities.

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A Guide to Special Education Advocacy

What Parents, Clinicians and Advocates Need to Know

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book gives strategies for advocating for better provision of special education in schools. Cohen's insightful manual gives a practical vision of how a parent or a professional can become an advocate to achieve a more inclusive and rewarding education for the child with a disability.

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The Ethic of Traditional Communities and the Spirit of Healing Justice

Studies from Hollow Water, the Iona Community, and Plum Village

By Jarem Sawatsky; Foreword by Rupert Ross
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

In this groundbreaking international comparative study on healing justice, the author examines a number of traditional communities. Sawatsky identifies the common patterns, themes, and imagination which these communities share. These commonalities among those that practice healing justice are then examined for their implications for wider society.

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Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults and the Law

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The book focuses on how many areas of law apply to vulnerable adults, bringing together an extensive body of case law to illustrate this. Also covered is how local authorities and the NHS may themselves be implicated in the harm suffered. For example, in terms of gross lapses in standards of care and basic dignity sometimes found in hospitals.

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