Free Delivery for UK Orders
14 Day Money Back Guarantee
Secure Checkout

Delight and Dole: The Children Act 10 Years On

Delight and Dole: The Children Act 10 Years On is a critical appraisal of the first ten years of the Children Act and is edited by the Rt. Hon Lord Justice Thorpe and Catherine Cowton.
Publisher: Family Law
Spiral Bound
£40.99
Quantity
In Stock
Published:
ISBN/ISSN: 9780853087380
Publisher: Family Law

Product description

 

Why should you buy Delight and Dole: The Children Act 10 Years On

 

Delight and Dole: The Children Act 10 Years On is a critical appraisal of the first ten years of the Children Act and is edited by the Rt. Hon Lord Justice Thorpe and Catherine Cowton. The 18 highly influential contributors including Rt. Hon Lady Justice Hale, the Hon Mr Justice Wall, Amanda Finlay of the Lord Chancellor's Department and Anthony Hewson, Chairman of CAFCASS, assess the effectiveness of the Act and highlight current and future problem areas.

Delight and Dole: The Children Act 10 Years On is the outcome of the President of the Family Division's Fourth interdisciplinary conference held at Dartington Hall in September 2001.

 

"an important and very useful book" Child and Family Social Work

Featured authors

Table of contents

PLENARY ONE

Delay and the Challenges of the Children Act
Amanda Finlay

PLENARY TWO

Children's Rights and the Impact of Two International Conventions: The UNCRC and the ECHR
Jane Fortin
Interface of Children Involved in Criminal Matters. Vulnerable and a Risk to Others - The Double Challenge
Dr Susan Bailey
Troubled Children and Criminal Justice
His Honour Judge Mark Hedley
When Young People Refuse Treatment: Balancing Autonomy and Protection
Dr Mike Shaw

PLENARY THREE

Adoption
James Paton
A Study of Care Plans and their Implementation and Relevance for Re W and B and Re W (Care Plan)
Professor Judith Harwin and Morag Owen

PLENARY FOUR

Expert Evidence 10 Years after the Implementation of the Children Act 1989: Where are we?
The Hon Mr Justice Wall
ADSS Position Statement
Expert Reporting in Public Law Cases
Dilemmas of the Corporate Parent
Chris Davies
Expert Witnesses
Pat Monro
The Use of Expert Witnesses: Useful or Useless?
Jenny Stevenson and Dr Arlene Vetere

PLENERY FIVE

The Skill of Representing Children at a Time of Chaos
Vivienne Reed
Children, Safety and Parental Contact in Private Law Proceedings
Rukhsana Farooqi Thakrar
Speech by Chairman of CAFCASS
Anthony PM Hewson
President's Response

PLENERY SIX

International Adoption
Professor Carolyn Hamilton

PLENARY SEVEN

Feedback from Small Groups and Discussions
Resolution on the Adoption and Children Bill

PROSPECTIVE

The Way Forward
The Rt Hon Lady Justice Hale
Concluding Comments
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Thorpe