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Dr Ruth Lamont


Senior Lecturer in Family and Child Law, University of Manchester, United Kingdom



Ruth Lamont joined the University of Manchester in 2014 having held lectureships at the University of Liverpool and the University of Sheffield. She is a specialist in child law with an international dimension in both a current and historical context. She has worked extensively on the law relating to child abduction and child protection with a cross-national dimension.



English child and family law; Hague Abduction Convention 1980; child protection; transnational childhoods
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