The New Handbook of Children's Rights : Comparative Policy and Practice, Paperback

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
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  • Category: Age groups: children
  • ISBN: 9780415250368


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