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Children and the law in the Netherlands

A comparative introduction

Children and the law in the Netherlands
  • Year of publication 2017
  • 109 pages
Author:Ido Weijers
Categories: Criminology General
Law Law (general)
Voor docenten: Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (WO)
Voor docenten: Hoger Beroepsonderwijs (HBO)
Icon_printbook 978‐94‐6236‐739‐5 | paperback | 1st edition | € 17.50 / $ 23.62 / £ 18.55

The second edition of this book is published in April 2018. Click here for more information. The first edition will be available until 1 July 2018.

This book gives a very brief introduction to the extensive field of Dutch juvenile law. It offers a concise account of some of the most relevant and most typical points in various legal fields, including aspects of child protection and juvenile justice, as well as features of family law such as parenthood, minority and parental authority, youth care and migration law. Various Dutch laws and regulations that are relevant to children are compared to corresponding laws and regulations in other countries. 

Author's information

Ido Weijers is Professor emeritus of Juvenile Justice and Child Protection at Utrecht University. 

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