Browsing by Author "Busch, Ruth"
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An autopoietic approach to custody and contact decisions and the welfare and best interests of the child(University of Waikato, 2012)All over the common law world complaints are heard about the manner in which the courts decide the living arrangements for children when their parents separate. A large body of contributions from scholars and commentators ...
(University of Waikato, 2010)In June of 2007 the New Zealand Government passed the Crimes (Substituted section 59) Amendment Act 2007, legally abolishing the right of parents to physically discipline their children and making New Zealand one of 29 ...
Child Abuse Prevention in New Zealand: Legislative and Policy Responses Within An Ecological Framework(The University of Waikato, 2006)ABSTRACT The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate that one way New Zealand's high prevalence of child abuse can be reduced is by the government increasing the legislative and policy responses within an ecological ...