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Adults in the World of Children’s Literature

Jonathan Todres, Sarah Higinbotham, and Carol Bellamy

in Human Rights in Children's Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190213343
eISBN:
9780190213367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190213343.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 7 considers a key group of actors in children’s literature and in the lives of children: adults. Adults play a range of roles in children’s stories. Some adult characters are quintessential ... More


Law Relating to Children: Custody of Minors and the Role of Courts as Parens Patriae

V.C. Govindaraj

in Private International Law: A Case Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199489282
eISBN:
9780199095292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489282.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Courts play the role of a guardian angel in promoting and protecting the interests of children. The Guardians and Wards Act, 1890, introduced major reforms in matters of jurisdiction of Indian ... More


Expanded Newborn Screening: Contemporary Challenges to the Parens Patriae Doctrine and the Use of Public Resources

Jeffrey R. Botkin, Rebecca A. Anderson, and Erin Rothwell

in Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744206
eISBN:
9780190267551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744206.003.0039
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the practice of newborn bloodspot screening, with particular emphasis on the challenges to the parens patriae doctrine and the allocation of public resources for such ... More


Getting Facts Straight

James G. Dwyer and Shawn F. Peters

in Homeschooling: The History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226627113
eISBN:
9780226627397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627397.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

To reach a conclusion as to what stance the state should take toward homeschooling, given that there must be some law relating to the practice and that it is the state that makes laws, and bearing in ... More


Individualized Justice in a Criminal Court

Carla J. Barrett

in Courting Kids: Inside an Experimental Youth Court

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709467
eISBN:
9780814760048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709467.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter illustrates the often paternalistic and maternalistic treatment given to kids by judges and other court actors in the Manhattan Youth Part during court proceedings. By showing the ... More


Child Protection

Sanford N. Katz

in Family Law in America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199759224
eISBN:
9780199364800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759224.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Family Law

That children were the property of their parents, a principle that prevailed in the common law, served as the foundation for the belief, supported by law, that parents had ... More


Law of Persons: Law Relating to Children

V.C. Govindaraj

in The Conflict of Laws in India: Inter-Territorial and Inter-Personal Conflict, Second Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199495603
eISBN:
9780199097821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495603.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter discusses the law relating to children as interpreted and applied by Indian courts. It covers the following: custodial orders of minors as part of matrimonial reliefs; custodial orders ... More


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