Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 January 2014

298 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199934218

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Psychology, Law, and the Wellbeing of Children

Edited by Monica K. Miller, Jared Chamberlain, and Twila Wingrove

American Psychology-Law Society Series

  • Presents a unique approach that focuses on how specific legal actions impact children's development and wellbeing
  • Covers the most current and hotly debated topics pertaining to children, such as gender-specific programming in detention centers, sex offender laws that affect juveniles, allowing children a voice in divorce proceedings, and whether children should be required to receive HPV vaccines
  • Discusses the community sentiment surrounding legal actions that affect children
  • Provides original empirical evidence and psycho-legal analysis concerning numerous legal actions
  • Chapters are written by top researchers and practitioners in psychology and law

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