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|Material Type:||Juvenile audience|
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|ISBN:||9780737752175 0737752173 9780737752182 0737752181|
|Description:||233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Ch. 1 How should custody be determined when parents divorce? : Joint custody is the best solution / David Levy --
Joint custody is not the best solution / Nicki Bradley --
Gay parents should have equal rights in child custody cases / Charlotte J. Patterson --
Gay parents should not be granted child custody / John W. Kennedy --
Sometimes grandparents should be awarded custody / Michelle Ognibene --
Children raised by grandparents are at risk for emotional problems / Gregory C. Smith, Patrick A. Palmieri --
Parental Alienation Syndrome should be considered in custody cases / Elizabeth M. Ellis --
Parental Alienation Syndrome should not be considered in custody cases / Trish Wilson. Ch. 2 How should custody be determined for adopted children? : Gay adoption should be permitted / Maria Carmela Sioco --
Gay adoption should not be permitted / Thomas D. Williams --
Surrogate mothers have the right to seek custody / Lorraine Dusky --
Surrogate mothers have no right to seek custody / Brian Palmer --
Sometimes adopted children must be returned to the State's care / Josephine A. Ruggiero --
Returning adopted children is never an option / Joanne Bamberger --
Children should have a voice in determining their own custody / Family Law Quarterly. Ch. 3 What is the role of government in determining child custody? : The child custody rights of military personnel should be protected by the Federal government / Michael R. Turner --
It is inappropriate for the Federal government to intervene in custody lawsuits involving military personnel / Mark E. Sullivan --
Religious stereotypes should not be used to take children from their parents / Mary Zeiss Stange --
If a religious group abuses children, the children should be protected / Katy Vine --
Young children fare better behind bars with their incarcerated mothers / Beth Schwartzapfel --
Imprisoning the children of illegal immigrants is traumatic for the children / Ellis Cose. Ch. 4 Should abduction be used in international custody disputes? : Sometimes abduction is the only way to regain custody / Nadya Labi --
Mediation is preferable to abduction to resolve custody disputes / Christoph C. Paul, Jamie Walker --
The Hague Convention needs to be strengthened to address international child abduction / Lindsey Douthit --
Despite weaknesses, the Hague Convention plays an important role in resolving international child abduction / Debbie S.L. Ong --
Missionaries operated with good intentions in rescuing Haitian children for adoption / Joel Millman, Jeffrey Ball --
Missionaries took Haitian children who weren't orphans into custody / Economist.
|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Dedria Bryfonski, book editor.|
- Custody of children -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
- Custodial parents -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
- Children's rights -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
- Children's rights.
- Custodial parents.
- Custody of children.
- United States.
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