Australian laws and policies on child neglect
Mathews, Benjamin P. & Bromfield, Leah (2012) Australian laws and policies on child neglect. In World Perspectives on Child Abuse. International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Aurora, Colo., pp. 61-66.
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This chapter describes the features of different Australian State and Territory laws and policies about child neglect. It makes observations about three major domains of law and policy: laws about child neglect to enable protection of children who are suffering severe neglect (child protection laws); laws and policies about the provision of services for children and their families when experiencing neglect (support-oriented laws and policies); and criminal laws about child neglect.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||Child neglect, Australian law and policy, Child protection approaches, Mandatory reporting law and approaches, Differential response, Criminal law of neglect|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Criminal Law and Procedure (180110)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Family Law (180113)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect|
|Deposited On:||16 Nov 2012 09:50|
|Last Modified:||27 Nov 2012 07:03|
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