The New Handbook of Children's Rights: Comparative Policy and Practice (Hardback)Bob Franklin (editor)
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* 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.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 771 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 x 25 mm
'Provides important information related to a myriad of legal, ethical, and moral issues that are relevant to the lives of children ... an invaluable resource tool for professionals or volunteers working with youth in any capacity.' - Journal of Family Studies, Vol 8/2