Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 January 2010

1,164 Pages


ISBN: 9780199571567

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Child Abuse

Law and Policy Across Boundaries

Laura Hoyano and Caroline Keenan

  • Offers the fullest analysis available of the legal and policy issues surrounding the protection of children
  • Provides a comparative analysis of the law and policy framework across common law jurisdictions, notably the UK, the US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia
  • Presents a coherent, holistic agenda for reforming the law, of great value to policy makers
  • Awarded the 2008 Inner Temple Book Prize for outstanding legal scholarship

New to this Edition:

  • Analysis of the English law has been updated to include the Coroners and Justice Act 2009
  • Features an extensive new preface and appendix on reforms in procedures for child witnesses