Chapters

  • ‘The Marxist Ethic of Self-realization: Individuality and Community,’ in J.D.G. Evans (ed.) Moral Philosophy and Contemporary Problems (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987): 19-34

  • ‘Autonomy, Character and Situation,’ in D. Milligan and W. Watts Miller (eds.) Liberalism, Citizenship and Autonomy (Aldershot: Avebury,1992): 157-170

  • 'Law and Moral Disagreement: The Case of Abortion', in G. Quinn, S. Livingstone and A Ingram (eds.) Justice and Legal Theory in Ireland  (Dublin: Oak Tree Press, 1995): 72 -83.

  • ‘Privacy, the public interest and a prurient public,’ in M. Kieran (ed.) Media Ethics (London: Routledge: 1998): 82-96

  • 'Political and Social Philosophy' in N. Bunnin and E.James (eds.) The Blackwell Companion to Philosophy (Oxford: Blackwell, 1996): 257 - 289. Revised version in Second edition, 2003.

  • ‘Can child abuse be defined?’ in M. King (ed.), Moral Agendas for Children’s Welfare (London: Routledge, 1999): 74-89

  • ‘The Ethical Status of Nationality,’ in D.M. Clarke and C. Jones (eds.) The Rights of Nations: Nations and Nationalism in a Changing World (Cork: Cork University Press, 1999): 145-166

  • ‘The Mens Rea of Rape: Reasonableness and Culpable Mistakes,’ in K. Burgess-Jackson (ed.) A Most Detestable Crime: New Philosophical Essays on Rape (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1999): 213-229

  • 'Nationalism and political theory' in N. O'Sullivan (ed.) Political Theory in Transition (London: Routledge,  2000) : 155 - 171.

  • 'Justice' in G. de Stexhe et al. (eds.) Foundations of Professional Ethics, European Professional Ethics Series, Brussels: European Union and European Ethics Network, 2000): 147- 158.

  • ‘Family Law (First Annex’ in Johann Gottlieb Fichte Grundlage des Naturrechts, Herausgegeben von Jean-Christophe Merle (Berlin: Akademie Verklag, 2001): 187-196

  • ‘Children, Multiculturalism, and Education,’ in D. Archard and C. Macleod (eds.) The Moral and Political Status of Children (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2002): 142-159

  • ‘Children’ in Hugh LaFollette (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of Practical Ethics, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003): 91-111.

  • ‘Sex Education,’ in R. Curran (ed.) A Companion to the Philosophy of Education (Oxford: Blackwell, 2003): 540-547

  • ‘Citizenship Education and Multiculturalism,’ in A. Lockyer, B. Crick and J. Annette (eds.) Education for Democratic Citizenship: Issues of Theory and Practice (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003): 89-102

  • ‘Welfare Rights as Human Rights and the Duties of Organisations’, in T. Campbell and S. Miller (eds.) Human Rights and the Moral Responsibilities of Corporate and Public Sector Organisations (Amsterdam: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004): 45-59.

  • ‘The Value of Privacy,’ in A. Duff, E. Claes and S. Gutwirth (eds.), Privacy and the Criminal Law (Antwerpen-Oxford: Intersentia, 2006): 13-31.

  • ‘Flirting’ in A. Soble (ed.) Sex from  Plato to Paglia: A Philosophical Encyclopedia (London: Greenwood Press, 2006) Volume 1: 357-361

  • ‘Rape’ in A. Soble (ed.) Sex from  Plato to Paglia: A Philosophical Encyclopedia (London: Greenwood Press, 2006) Volume 2: 901-911

  • ‘Children’s Consent to Medical Treatment,’ in R. Ashcroft, A. Dawson, H. Draper and J. McMillan (eds.) Principles of Health Care Ethics, 2nd Edition (Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, 2007): 311-317

  • ‘Children’s Rights and Juvenile Justice,’ in M. Hill, A. Lockyer and F. Stone (eds.), Youth Justice and Child Protection (London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kinglsey Publishers, 2007): 250-265.

  • ‘Criminalising the Use of Trafficked Prostitutes: Some Philosophical Issues,’ in Vanessa Munro (ed.) Demanding Sex? Critical reflections on the Regulation of Prostitution (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008): 149-162

  • ‘Every Child’s Rights Matter,’ in K. Broadhurst, C. Grover and J. Jamieson (eds.) Critical Perspectives on Safeguarding Children (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009): 39-54

  • ‘The Obligations and Responsibilities of Parenthood,’ in D. Archard and D. Benatar (eds.) Bearing and Rearing: The Ethics of Procreation and Parenthood (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010): 103-127

  • ‘Children’s Rights,’ in T. Cushman (ed.) Handbook of Human Rights (London: Routledge, 2012): 324-333

  • ‘Marriage, Sex, and the Family,’ in G. Gaus and F. D’Agostino (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Social and Political Philosophy (London: Routledge, 2013): 744-754

  • ‘Criminalizing medical negligence,’ in A. Alghrani, R. Bennett and S. Ost (eds.) Bioethics, Medicine and the Criminal Law, Volume 1 ‘The Criminal Law and Bioethical Conflict: Walking the Tightrope’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013): 236-250.

  • ‘Applied Ethics,’ (with K. Lippert-Rasmussen) in H. LaFollette (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013): 320-335

  • ‘Children’s Rights,’ in H. LaFollette (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013): 756-764

  • ‘Nationalism and Patriotism,’ in H. LaFollette (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Ethics (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013): 3499-3509

  • ‘Children, Adults, Autonomy and Well-Being,’ in C. Macleod and A. Bagattini (eds.) Children’s Well-Being (Dordrehct: Springer, 2014): 1-14

  • ‘Procreating,’ in S. Luper (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014): 231-242

  • 'Children's Rights' The Stanford  Encyclopedia of Philosophy [http://plato.stanford.edu]

  • ‘Family and Family Law: Norms and Concepts’, in Lucinda Ferguson and Elizabeth Brake (eds.) Philosophical Foundations of Children's and Family Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018)

  • ‘The Methodology of Applied Philosophy,’ in K. Lippert-Rasmussen, K. Brownlee and D. Coady (eds.) Companion to Applied Philosophy (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2018))

  • ‘Sexual Consent’ in P. Schaber (ed.) Routledge Handbook on the Ethics of Consent (London: Routledge, 2018)

  • ‘The Age of Consent,’ in G. Dalder, A. Gheaus, and J. de Wispelaere (eds.) Routledge Handbook on Childhood (London: Routledge, 2018)

  • ‘Regulating Responsible Reproduction,’ in Catherine Stanton, Sarah Devaney, Anne-Maree Farrell and Alexandra Mullock (eds.) Pioneering Healthcare: Essays in Honour of Margaret Brazier (London: Taylor & Francis, 2015): 223-230

  • ‘Respecting Age: Discrimination against the young and the old,’ in Karl Harald Søvig & Marit Skivenes (eds.) Child Rights and International Discrimination Law: Implementing Article 2 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (London: Routledge, 2019)