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Children's Rights

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ISBN13: 9781855216785
ISBN: 1855216787
Published: September 1997
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This work examines the United Nations Convention on the Rights of The Child finalized in 1989 along with the children's rights movement as a whole. The historical study draws on the Geneva Declaration in 1924 up to the Convention in 1989, tracing the changing principles of children's rights.

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Contents:
Argentina - children's rights in family relationships, the gulf between law and social reality, Cecilia P. Grosman; the convention of the rights of the child - implications for Canada, Stephen J. Toope; children and the convention - the Danish debate, Linda Nielsen and Lis Frost; the convention - an English perspective, Michael Freeman; the relevance of the convention on the right of the child in Holland, Coby de Graaf; controversies and dilemmas - Japan confronts the convention, Yukiko Matsushima; the implementation of the rights of the child in the Mozambican context, Luis Filipe Sacramento and Ana Maria Pessoa; New Zealand and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of The Child, Mark Henaghan; children's rights in Poland three years after the convention, Wanda Stojanowska and Elzbieta Holewinska-Lapinska; the UN Convention on the Rights of The Child and Russian family law, Olga Khazova; Swiss law and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of The Child, Olivier Guillod.