Parental Responsibility, Young Children and Healthcare Law
By (author) Jo Bridgeman
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Parental Responsibility, Young Children and Healthcare Law by Jo Bridgeman
Book DescriptionThis book provides a comprehensive examination of the legal regulation of the provision of healthcare to young children in England and Wales. A critical analysis is given on the law governing the provision of healthcare to young and dependent children identifying an understanding of the child as vulnerable and in need of protection, including from his or her own parents. The argument is made for a conceptual framework of relational responsibilities which would ensure that consideration is given to the needs of the child as an individual, to the experiences of parents gained as they care for their child and that the wider context, such as attitudes towards disability, public health issues or the support and resources available, is examined. This book makes an important contribution to understanding the law regulating the provision of healthcare to young and dependent children and to the development of a discourse of responsibility.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521863124
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 19-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jo Bridgeman
Parental Responsibility, Young Children and Healthcare Law, Paperback (October 2012)
A comprehensive examination of the legal regulation of the provision of healthcare to young children in England and Wales.
Regulating Family Responsibilities, Hardback (June 2011)
Examines understandings of the day to day responsibilities which people undertake within families and the role of the law in the construction of those understandings. This title intends to advance our understanding of the attempts of the law, and its limits, in regulating the responsibilities which family members take for each other.
Taking Responsibility, Law and the Changing Family, Hardback (December 2010)
Considers the impact that changing family norms has had on the responsibility that the law allocates to people in family relationships. This book explores these social changes and considers the extent to which the law should reflect and direct the changes that have occurred in the family responsibilities that people have undertaken.
Responsibility, Law and the Family, Hardback (August 2008)» View all books by Jo Bridgeman
Explores the concept of responsibility in family life, law and practice. This work examines the distinctions between rights, obligations and responsibilities in their moral, social and legal forms. Suitable for researchers and practitioners working in this field, it focuses upon the criminal law relating to children both as offenders and victims.
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Author Biography - Jo Bridgeman
Senior Lecturer, Sussex Law School, University of Sussex.
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