The human rights of children [electronic resource] : from visions to implementation / edited by Antonella Invernizzi, Jane Williams.

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Published: Farnham, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate Pub, 2011.
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Summary:This volume provides a series of critical analyses of some of the contemporary debates in relation to the human rights of children, resituating them within visions which informed the text of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989. The studies embrace examination of some of today's widespread interpretations of the CRC, analysis of what is implied by a human rights-based approach in research and advocacy and consideration of advances and barriers to research and to several aspects of CRC implementation. With contributions by leading experts in the field, the book examines the CRC as an international instrument, its inherent dilemmas and some of the debates generated by the challenges of implementation. It embraces examinations of different levels of governance from the international to the state party, regional and local levels, including institutional developments and changes in law, policy and practice. The book will be a valuable resource for students, researchers and policy-makers working in the area of children's rights and welfare
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvi, 354 p.) : ill.
Other format:Print version: Human rights of children : from visions to implementation. 9781409405313
Notes:Title from e-book t.p. screen (viewed Aug. 2, 2011).
Bib#: 1655258
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781409405320 (electronic bk.)
140940532X (electronic bk.)