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Children's Rights in the United States: In Search of a National Policy / Edition 1
     

Children's Rights in the United States: In Search of a National Policy / Edition 1

by Nancy E. Walker
 

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ISBN-10: 0803951043

ISBN-13: 9780803951044

Pub. Date: 09/14/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

The authors of this volume provide discussion on vital issues related to the rights of children in the United States, including: the historical and contextual perspective on the rights of children; the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child; the differing views on children's rights and competencies; and the rights of children within the family,

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The authors of this volume provide discussion on vital issues related to the rights of children in the United States, including: the historical and contextual perspective on the rights of children; the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child; the differing views on children's rights and competencies; and the rights of children within the family, the social service system, the health care system, the educational system, the juvenile justice system and in employment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803951044
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/14/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
672,829
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS
Children Are Persons... Or Are They? An Introduction to the Issues
From Property to Personhood
An Historical and Contextual Perspective on the Rights of Children
Getting It Right
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
Differing Views
Perspectives on Children's Rights and Competencies
PART TWO: A PATCHWORK OF POLICIES
There's No Place Like Home
The Rights of Children within the Family
When Parents Are Not Enough
The Rights of Children in the Social Service System
Being Patient with Patients
The Rights of Children in the Health Care System
Lessons Learned
The Rights of Children in the Educational System
On Guilt and Gault
The Rights of Children in the Juvenile Justice System
Working It Out
The Rights of Children in Employment
Concluding Comments
Children Are Persons!

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