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The Human Rights of Children: From Visions to Implementation

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Edited by: Jane Williams, Antonella Invernizzi

ISBN13: 9781409405313
Published: May 2011
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
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This volume provides a critical survey from the visions which informed the text agreed in the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989 to contemporary and ongoing efforts towards implementation. With contributions by leading experts in the field, the book is organised in two parts. The first discusses progress, dilemmas and debates about the CRC as an international instrument. The second examines issues of implementation at national and regional levels. This book will be a valuable resource for students, researchers and policy-makers working in the area of children's rights and welfare.

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Human Rights and Civil Liberties
The value and values of children's rights, Michael Freeman
Are children's rights still human?, Nigel Cantwell
Understanding a human rights based approach to matters involving children: conceptual foundations and strategic considerations, John Tobin
The CRC: dynamics and directions of monitoring and implementation, Jaap Doek
Acknowledging children as international citizens - a child-sensitive communication mechanism for the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Geraldine van Bueren
Has research improved the human rights of children? Or have the information needs of the CRC improved data about children?, Judith Ennew
How are the human rights of children related to research methodology?, Harriot Beazley, Sharon Bessell, Judith Ennew and Roxana Waterson
Using the CRC in law and policy: two ways to improve, Ursula Kilkelly
Using the CRC to inform EU law and policy-making, Helen Stalford and Eleanor Drywood
The roles of independent human rights institutions in implementing the CRC, Brian Gran
Multi-level governance and the CRC implementation, Jane Williams
Human rights and poverty in the UK: time for change, Rhian Croke and Anne Crowley
An exploration of the discrimination-rights dynamic in relation to children, Elspeth Webb
Child health equity: from theory to reality, Jeffrey Goldhagen and Raul Mercer
Our rights, our story: Funky Dragon's report, Funky Dragon