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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bette L Bottoms; Margaret Bull Kovera; Bradley D McAuliff
|ISBN:||0521662982 9780521662987 0521664063 9780521664066|
|Description:||xvi, 495 p. ; 24 cm.|
|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 researcha nd 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.
|Responsibility:||edited by Bette L. Bottoms, Margaret Bull Kovera, Bradley D. McAuliff.|
'This is one of the most comprehensive child policy books I've seen. It is a book I will use in my work, and one I think would be useful to students in a wide variety of fields.' Nancy Walker, Yale
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