Child Labor and Human Rights: Making Children Matter

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Overview

Child Labor and Human Rights provides a comprehensive overview of the phenomenon of child labor from a human rights perspective. The authors consider the connections between human rights and abusive child labor, the pros and cons of a rights-based approach to the problem, and specific strategies for effective change. They make an indispensable contribution to the growing effort to abolish abusive and exploitive child labor practices.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588263490
  • Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 540
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Rethinking child labor : a multidimensional human rights problem 3
2 Defining child labor as if human rights really matter 27
3 Child labor and the rights of children : historical patterns of decline and persistence 55
4 Child labor standards : from treaties to labels 87
5 Translating standards into practice : confronting transnational barriers 117
6 Translating standards into practice : confronting local barriers 143
7 Combating child labor in Tanzania : a beginning 169
8 Combating child labor in the Philippines : listening to children 187
9 Combating child labor in Brazil : social movements in action 209
10 Abolishing child labor : a multifaceted human rights solution 235
11 Conceiving child labor in human rights terms : can it mobilize progressive change? 267
12 Working children as change makers : perspectives from the south 293
13 Shifting positions on child labor : the views and practice of intergovernmental organizations 319
14 Nongovernmental organizations in the struggle against child labor 343
15 Earning and learning : tensions and compatibility 377
16 Trade-based strategies for combating child labor 401
17 Bringing human rights to child labor : guiding principles and call to action 427
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