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The new handbook of children's rights : comparative policy and practice / ed. Bob Franklin

Secondary Author Franklin, Bob, 1949- Country Reino Unido. Publication London : Routledge, 2002 Description XIV, 433 p. ; 24 cm ISBN 0-415-25036-6 CDU 342.7-053.2
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The new edition of this well established handbook provides up-to-date information on a topic of increasing importance across a range of disciplines and practices. It covers:
* the debate concerning children's rights and developments in rights provision over the last twenty years
* the impact of recent British legislation on children's rights in key areas such as education, social and welfare services and criminal justice
* the key provisions of the UN Convention and Human Rights Act
* recent policy proposals and initiatives in the British setting intended to establish and promote rights for children and young people
* the rights claims of particular groups of children, for example children who are carers or children who are disabled
* children's claims for particular rights such as the right to space, to sex education and citizenship
* the ways in which the voices of children and young people are or might be articulated more clearly in policy debates and other arenas
* issues and developments in Europe, Scandinavia and China.
The New Handbook of Children's Rights offers a comprehensive and radical appraisal of the field which will be invaluable to students and professionals alike.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Part 1 Children's Rights: An Overview
  • 1 The Case for Children's Rights
  • Part Two Children's Rights: The Changing Legal Framework
  • 2 Children's Educational Rights
  • 3 Children's Rights and the Children Act 1989
  • 4 Children's Rights and The Criminal Justice Acts
  • 5 Children's Rights in a Land of Rites: The UN Convention
  • 6 Children's Rights and the Human Rights Act
  • Part Three Children's Rights: Cases of Action
  • 7 Children's Rights to Consent to Medical Treatment
  • 8 Rights for Children who are Disabled
  • 9 The Rights and Wrongs of People Who Care
  • 10 Rights for Children who are Refugees
  • 11 Medicalising Children's Behaviour
  • 12 Children's Rights to Public Space: Environment and Curfews
  • 13 Rights to Sex Education / Sexual Orientation
  • Part Four Children's Rights: Listening to Children and People's Voices
  • 14 A Commissioner for Children
  • 15 Children and Citizenship
  • 16 Involving Young People in Research
  • 17 Children's Express
  • 18 Teenage Mothers: The Rights and Needs of Young Mothers in Northern Ireland
  • 19 Children's Rights and Save the Children's Centre for Young Children's Rights
  • Part Five Children's Rights: Comparative Perspectives
  • 20 The Scandinavian Experience of Children's Rights
  • 21 The Flemish Children's Rights Commissioner
  • 22 Children's Rights in China
  • 23 Respecting Children's Rights to Physical Integrity
  • 24 Outside Childhood: Street Children's Rights
  • 25 Children's Rights in Australia

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