Chapter 2.8. Children in Disputes

  1. David Carson Reader in Law and Behavioural Sciences2 and
  2. Ray Bull Professor of Criminological and Legal Psychology3
  1. Judith Trowell Consultant Psychiatrist

Published Online: 2 MAR 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013397.ch11

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition

How to Cite

Trowell, J. (2003) Children in Disputes, in Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts, Second Edition (eds D. Carson and R. Bull), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013397.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Law, The University, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

  2. 3

    Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, King Henry Building, King Henry 1 Street, Portsmouth PO1 2DY, UK

Author Information

  1. Tavistock Clinic, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5BA, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2005
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471498742

Online ISBN: 9780470013397

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Keywords:

  • children's development of memory;
  • children in disputes;
  • separation and divorce

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Child

  • Child Welfare, Children Involved in Public Law Disputes

  • Assessment of These Children

  • Disputes about Reception into Care

  • Adoption Disputes

  • Secure Accommodation

  • Matrimonial Disputes

  • What Do Children and Young People Need?

  • Conclusion

  • References