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Vol 22 No 11 Nov/Dec 2017

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Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780195670820
ISBN: 0195670825
Published: September 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: India
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Child rights is an important area of scholarship the world over and is gaining great significance as an area of research in the first decade of 21st century. Protection of child rights is now considered an integral part of human rights. The recent years have witnessed a shit in the orientation and perspective of child rights. The book addresses the issue of child rights from an interdisciplinary perspective and covers a wide gamut of issues such as right to family environment, right to parental care, right against sexual and economic exploitation, right to development and survival.

The author has critically examined the recent national and international initiatives, the present laws, court decisions, the recent amendments and the law reforms suggested by the law commission for setting an agenda towards protection of child rights and their empowerment. This book will attract a wide range of readers including lawyers, social workers, sociologists, child welfare agencies, civil libe rty groups, policy makers, NGOS, and institutions like UNICEF AND ILO.

Other Jurisdictions
1. Rights of the Child: An Overview
2. Right to Family Environment: Adoption and Other Non-institutional Services
3. Right to Parental Care: Custody and Guardianship
4. Rights Against Economic Implementation: Child Labour
5. Right to Protection Against Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
6. Juvenile Justice: Administration and Implementation
7. Right to Development
8. Right to Survival: Health, Nutrition and Shelter
9. Making Child Right a Reality
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