The New Handbook of Children's Rights : Comparative Policy and Practice Paperback
Edited by Bob Franklin
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages, 1 black & white tables
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 18/10/2001
- Category: Age groups: children
- ISBN: 9780415250368