Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 21 No 10 Oct/Nov 2016

Book of the Month

Cover of Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims

Price: £99.95

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


How the Law Thinks About Children 2nd ed

Image not available lge
Michael King, Christine Piperboth of Department of Law, Brunel University

ISBN13: 9781857422269
ISBN: 1857422260
Published: June 1995
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



This work examines the ways in which the law functions with regard to children. For example, it looks at the welfare/justice clash and the self-referentiality of the legal system, assesses the ""science"" of child welfare, and analyzes the child as a ""bundle of needs"".

Image not available lge
Contents:
Part 1 The limits of welfare/justice.
Part 2 Law as a self-referential system.
Part 3 The construction of child welfare science.
Part 4 The child as semantic artifact.
Part 5 The child in mediation and divorce.
Part 6 The child as offender.
Part 7 The law's response and the responsiveness of law.
Part 8 Child-responsive legal systems.