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“The Horriblest Thing I Ever Saw”: Early Religion-Based Medical-Neglect Cases in the United States

Shawn Francis Peters

in When Prayer Fails: Faith Healing, Children, and the Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195306354
eISBN:
9780199867714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306354.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews relevant American religion-based medical-neglect cases from the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when cases relating to faith healing and children began appearing in courts on ... More


Parents and Children: Legal Authority in the Family 1

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The common law gave the right to make decisions about a legitimate child’s upbringing to the father: the mother had no legal rights unless the court ordered that she should have a measure of ... More


The politics of fatherhood: contemporary developments

Brid Featherstone

in Contemporary fathering: Theory, policy and practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349880
eISBN:
9781447301974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349880.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter explores the emergence and claims of fathers' organisations, identifying the dominance of a language around children's welfare. It suggests the need to recognise diversity between ... More


Social Policy Review 21: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2009

Kirstein Rummery, Ian Greener, and Chris Holden (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423733
eISBN:
9781447303480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423733.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This series provides all those interested in welfare issues with critical analyses of progress and change in areas of major interest during the past year. This year the book takes the opportunity of ... More


The repeal of Section 41 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 and related reforms: is the state turning a blind eye to the needs of children in divorce proceedings?

Mervyn Murch

in Supporting Children When Parents Separate: Embedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447345947
eISBN:
9781447345992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345947.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Section S.18 of the Children and Families Act 2014 repealed s41 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973. Generally known as the welfare check in undefended divorce cases where there were no accompanying ... More


Children as a Factor in War Strategy

Edmund L. Drago

in Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter focuses on children as a factor in war strategy. Confederate leaders made children central to why they seceded and went to war. For Confederate Carolinians, the war entailed the ... More


Historical Overview

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter traces the doctrinal and procedural antecedents of the late twentieth-century paradigm shift in family dispute resolution. Doctrinal developments in both the nineteenth and twentieth ... More


The Right to Be Loved

S. Matthew Liao

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190234836
eISBN:
9780190234850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234836.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

That children have a right to be loved is a claim that can be found in many international declarations. But there are a number of foundational concerns regarding whether children can have this right. ... More


1 Historical Overview

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter traces the doctrinal and procedural antecedents of the late twentieth-century paradigm shift in family dispute resolution. Doctrinal developments in both the nineteenth and twentieth ... More


Childrearing

Edmund L. Drago

in Confederate Phoenix: Rebel Children and Their Families in South Carolina

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229376
eISBN:
9780823234912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229376.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses childrearing in South Carolina in 1860 as a transition from premodern to modern. Civil war was on its peak at this time, and women and children were all affected. Despite being ... More


Changing the culture of family justice: barriers to be overcome

Mervyn Murch

in Supporting Children When Parents Separate: Embedding a Crisis Intervention Approach within Family Justice, Education and Mental Health Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447345947
eISBN:
9781447345992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345947.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter considers a number of underlying problematic issues that make it difficult to change the culture of the family justice system so as to put the needs of children centre stage and see the ... More


Judith Ennew

Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

in Key thinkers in childhood studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447308072
eISBN:
9781447317340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this interview with Dr Judith Ennew, undertaken shortly before her untimely death in Kuala Lumpur in October 2013, Judith Ennew offers a potted history of her work from 1979 onwards as an ... More


The OSE and the Rescue of Jewish Children, from the Post-War to the Pre-War Period

Katy Hazan

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the OSE (OEuvre de Secours aux Enfants, or Children's Welfare Organisation), a Jewish charity founded in 1934, and its role in rescuing Jewish children in France during World ... More


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