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Children, Family and the State
     

Children, Family and the State

by David William Archard
 

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ISBN-10: 075460554X

ISBN-13: 9780754605546

Pub. Date: 06/01/2003

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This book critically examines the moral and political status of the child by a consideration of three interrelated questions: What rights if any does the child have? What rights over and duties in respect of a child do parents have? What rights over and duties in respect of a child does the state have?David Archard adopts three areas for particular discussion on

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This book critically examines the moral and political status of the child by a consideration of three interrelated questions: What rights if any does the child have? What rights over and duties in respect of a child do parents have? What rights over and duties in respect of a child does the state have?David Archard adopts three areas for particular discussion on the practical implications of the general theoretical issues: education, child protection policy, and the medical treatment of children. Providing a clear legal context and a sharper, contemporary discussion of the question of rights, this book presents a clear introduction to the key issues in the moral and political status of children. CONTENTS: Preface
Introduction: children, family and the state
Children
The family
The state
Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754605546
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/2003
Series:
Live Questions in Ethics and Moral Philosophy Series
Pages:
171
Product dimensions:
5.71(w) x 8.35(h) x 0.79(d)

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