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Marriage, Gender Justice, and Children’s Well-Being

Stephen Macedo

in Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166483
eISBN:
9781400865857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166483.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines conservative arguments from the gendered nature of marriage as a relation of husband and wife, and others based on children's interests. It first considers the conservatives' ... More


Why Marriage Matters

Stephen Macedo

in Just Married: Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691166483
eISBN:
9781400865857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691166483.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book offers arguments in defense of same-sex marriage, marriage (as a distinctive relationship defined by law), and monogamy. It considers the acrimonious debate over same-sex marriage and two ... More


The Search for Therapeutic Solutions to Maternal Incarceration: Promoting the Wellbeing of Children

Monica K. Miller and Lacey Miller

in Psychology, Law, and the Wellbeing of Children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934218
eISBN:
9780199356874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934218.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Approximately 65,000 mothers are incarcerated in America’s prisons. Incarcerated mothers have as many as 147,000 children—a number that has more than doubled since 1991. The justice system sometimes ... More


Establishing Child Support and Visitation Enforcement Offices: Promoting Fairness, Compliance, and Children’s Wellbeing

Monica K. Miller and Jon Maskaly

in Psychology, Law, and the Wellbeing of Children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934218
eISBN:
9780199356874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934218.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Divorcing parents often establish child custody agreements (CCA) dictating child support and visitation. Often, the state enforces child support orders, but not visitation orders. Thus, parental ... More


Psychology, Law, and the Wellbeing of Children

Monica K. Miller, Jared Chamberlain, and Twila Wingrove (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934218
eISBN:
9780199356874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934218.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

In the early days of the United States, the special needs of juveniles were rarely considered as forefathers were constructing laws, policies, and legal procedures. In the early 1900s, the legal ... More


Immigrant Parents’ Perceptions of the “Best Interests of the Child”

Qingwen Xu

in Psychology, Law, and the Wellbeing of Children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934218
eISBN:
9780199356874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934218.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Professionals are mandated to follow the “best interests of the child” principle while working with children and their families. However, the meaning of the best interests of the child in the context ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Bradshaw

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847428370
eISBN:
9781447304005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428370.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter brings together the findings and attempts to develop an index of child well-being for the UK. In particular, it tries to answer the question, was Ed Balls right? It also presents a ... More


Introduction

Jonathan Bradshaw

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447325628
eISBN:
9781447325659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325628.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The history of the series and the background and previous attempts to monitor child well-being are described. Then there is an introduction to the concept of child well-being and a review of the four ... More


Transitions in Siblinghood: Integrating Developmental, Cultural, and Evolutionary Perspectives

Hillary N. Fouts and Lauren R. Bader

in Contexts for Young Child Flourishing: Evolution, Family, and Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237790
eISBN:
9780190237806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237790.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Drawing primarily on research from the developmental sciences, this chapter reviews current understandings of the transition to becoming an older sibling and how this transition relates to child ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Bradshaw

in The well-being of children in the UK

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447325628
eISBN:
9781447325659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447325628.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Out of 48 comparative indicators of child well-being, the UK came in the bottom third of countries on 13, middle third of countries on 23 and top third of countries on 12 which indicates that we are ... More


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