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Title Children, social science, and the law / edited by Bette L. Bottoms, Margaret Bull Kovera, Bradley D. McAuliff
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 495 pages)
Contents Children, social science, and the law: an introduction to the issues / Bette L. Bottoms, Margaret Bull Kovera and Bradley D. McAuliff -- pt. I. Children's rights, their capabilities, and society's responsibilities to children. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996: what will it mean for children? / Brian L. Wilcox, Rebecca A. Colman, and Jennifer M. Wyatt -- Advocacy for children's rights / Mark A. Small and Susan P. Limber -- Children's rights and capacities / Melinda G. Schmidt and N. Dickon Reppucci -- Children's legal representation in civil litigation / Ann M. Haralambie and Kari L. Nysse-Carris -- pt. II. Children and family change. Termination of parental rights to free children for adoption: conflicts between parents, children, and the state / Jeffrey J. Haugaard and Rosemary J. Avery -- Child custody research at the crossroads: issues for a new century / Charlene E. Depner -- Children of lesbian and gay parents: research, law and policy / Charlotte J. Patterson, Megan Fulcher, and Jennifer Wainright -- pt. III. Juvenile aggression and juvenile justice. Juvenile transfer to adult court: how can developmental and child psychology inform policy decision making? / Randall T. Salekin -- Youth violence: correlates, interventions, and legal implications / Carrie S. Fried and N. Dickon Reppucci -- Capacity, competence, and the juvenile defendant: implications for research and policy / Jennifer L. Woolard -- pt. IV. Children as victims and witnesses. The effects of community violence on children and adolescents: intervention and social policy / Steven L. Berman, Wendy K. Silverman, and William M. Kurtines -- Preventing child abuse and neglect / Mia McFarlane, Howard J. Doueck, and Murray Levine -- Children's eyewitness memory: true disclosures and false reports / Jennifer M. Schaaf, Kristen Weede Alexander, Gail S. Goodman, Simona Ghetti, Robin S. Edelstein, and Paola Castelli -- Expert testimony on the suggestibility of children: does it fit? / Thomas D. Lyon -- The status of evidentiary and procedural innovations in child abuse proceedings / Bradley D. McAuliff and Margaret Bull Kovera -- pt. V. Conclusions and future directions. Starting a new generation of research / Gary B. Melton -- What will it take to bring child-focused law, policy, and research into the 21st century? Concluding thoughts / Howard Davidson
Summary Children, Social Science, and the Law integrates social science research, social policy, and legal analysis related to children and the law. It provides the most cutting-edge information available on topics such as child abuse, children's eyewitness testimony, divorce and custody, juvenile crime, and children's rights
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Child welfare -- United States.
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Social case work with children -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Bottoms, Bette L.
Kovera, Margaret Bull, 1966-
McAuliff, Bradley D., 1971-
LC no. 2001043219
ISBN 0511040679 (electronic bk.)
0511049080 (electronic bk.)
0511176953 (electronic bk.)
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