Children's Rights in Practice / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- SAGE Publications
Considering the rights of the child is now central to good multi-agency working, Children's Right in Practice offers an explanation of the theoretical issues and the key policy developments that have impacted practice. It helps the reader to understand children's rights in relation to their role in working with children and young people. Looking at education, health, social care and welfare, it bridges the gap between policy and practice for children from birth to 19 years.
Chapters cover the child's right to play, youth justice and children's rights, the voice of the child, ethical dilemmas in different contexts, involvement, participation and decision making, safeguarding and child protection, social justice and exclusion.
This book helps the reader understand what constitutes good practice, while considering the advantages and tension of working across disciplines.
|Product dimensions:||6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)|
Table of Contents
PART ONE: CHILDREN'S RIGHTS IN PRACTICE: AN OVERVIEW OF KEY THEMES AND DEBATESWhat Are Children's Rights? Contemporary Developments and Debates - Phil JonesChild Rights and Their Practical Application: Definitions, Questions and Practice - Phil JonesChildren's Rights: Social Justice and Exclusion - Gary WalkerParticipation and Provision across Disciplines: Child Rights for, and by, Children - Phil JonesSafeguarding and Protection: What Does a Rights-Based Approach Mean across Different Disciplines? - Gary WalkerPART TWO: RIGHTS AND SERVICE PROVISION: AREAS OF PRACTICEThe Child's Right to Play: Rhetoric or Reality? - Mike WraggWhat Does the 'Voice of the Child' Mean for Children with Complex Learning and Communication Impairments? - Carol Potter and Chris WhittakerRights in Early Years Settings and a Young Child's Right to Silence - Caroline BlighEducation and Children's Rights - Jon TanChildren's Rights, Identity and Learning: The Case for Bilingualism - Avril Brock and Jean ContehRights, Health and Health Promotion - Diane Lowcock and Ruth CrossSocial Work and Children's Rights: Promoting Young People's Participation in Social Work Practice and Education - Tracey Race and Alison BennettProvision for Young People and Rights: Youth Work - Phil Jones and Alan SmithYouth Justice and Children's Rights - Daniel Marshall and Terry ThomasPART THREE: REVIEWING CHILDREN'S RIGHTS IN PRACTICEReviewing Children's Rights in Practice - Phil Jones and Gary Walker