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The Future of Children’s Rights

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Edited by: Michael Freeman

ISBN13: 9789004271760
Published: November 2014
Publisher: Brill Nijhoff
Country of Publication: The Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £136.00

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This volume is in part intended to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. We are now a generation on from its formulation, and, as this varied collection of articles by leading thinkers in the field reflects, children's rights have come a long way. Yet the aim of this volume is not to look back, but to take stock and look forward.

It explores subjects as diverse as socio-economic rights, corporal punishment, language and scientific progress as they relate to children and their rights, and offers new insights and new ideas. Edited by one of the most respected and leading scholars in the field, The Future of Children's Rights constitutes a stimulating and useful resource for academics and practitioners alike.

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Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Preface Introduction Michael Freeman
The Ageing of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Philip E. Veerman
Not Merely Rights for Children but Children's Rights: The Theory Gap and the Assumption of the Importance of Children's Rights Lucinda Ferguson
The Long Awaited: Past Futures of Children's Rights Anne McGillivray
Children's Rights Research Moving into the Future - Challenges on the Way Forward Ann Quennerstedt
Economic and Social Rights, Budgets and the Convention on the Rights of the Child Aoife Nolan
Ending the Physical Punishment of Children by Parents in the English-speaking World: The Impact of Language, Tradition and Law Bernadette J. Saunders
The Third Optional Protocol to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child? - Challenges Arising Transforming the Rhetoric into Reality Rhona Smith
A Child's Right to Enjoy Benefits of Scientific Progress and Its Applications Brian Gran, Margaret Waltz and Holly Renzhofer
International Human Rights Standards and Child Imprisonment: Potentialities and Limitations Barry Goldson and Ursula Kilkelly
Authors of Their Own Lives? Children, Contracts, Their Responsibilities, Rights and Citizenship Tom Cockburn
Justifying Children's Rights John Tobin
Incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in Law: A Comparative Review Laura Lundy, Ursula Kilkelly, Bronagh Byrne
Children with Disabilities: A Critical Appraisal Maya Sabatello
Building the 'Big Society': Exploring Representations of Young People and Citizenship in the National Citizen Service Kate Bacon, Sam Frankel, Keith Faulks
Reflections on the UNCRC's Future from a Transdisciplinary Bricoleur Richard C. Mitchell
Reconceptualising the Child's Right to Development: Children and the Capability Approach Noam Peleg
Implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child for 'Youth': Who and How? Ellen Desmet