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What Is Right For Children

Author : Karen Worthington
ISBN : 9781134760855
Genre : Law
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Combining feminist legal theory with international human rights concepts, this book examines the presence, participation and treatment of children in a variety of contexts. Specifically, through comparing legal developments in the US with legal developments in countries where the views that children are separate from their families and potentially in need of state protection are more widely accepted. The authors address the role of religion in shaping attitudes about parental rights in the US, with particular emphasis upon the fundamentalist belief in natural lines of familial authority. Such beliefs have provoked powerful resistance in the US to human rights approaches that view the child as an independent rights holder and the state as obligated to proved services and protections that are distinctly child-centred. Calling for a rebalancing of relationships within the US family, to become more consistent with emerging human rights norms, this collection contains both theoretical debates about and practical approaches to granting positive rights to children.

Children And International Human Rights Law

Author : Aisling Parkes
ISBN : 9781135085193
Genre : Law
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The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 is one of the most highly ratified human rights treaties in the world, with 192 states currently signed up to it. Article Twelve is fundamental to the Convention and states that all children capable of forming views have the right to express those views, and recognises that all children have the right to be heard in any judicial and administrative proceedings affecting them. This book explores the historical and theoretical background to Article Twelve, and examines the various models of participation which have been created to facilitate a better understanding of this provision. Aisling Parkes analyzes the extent to which Article Twelve has been implemented under international law, and in domestic law, as well as setting-out recommendations for the most effective ways of implementing Article Twelve in all areas of children’s lives.

Right Brained Children In A Left Brained World

Author : Laurie Parsons
ISBN : 9781439126417
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Jeffrey Freed and Laurie Parsons provide an effective method for helping children with Attention Deficit Disorder excel in a classroom setting. In straightforward language, this book explains how to use the innovative "Learning Styles Inventory" to test for a right-brained learning style; help an ADD child master spelling—and build confidence—by committing complicated words to visual memory; tap an ADD kid's amazing speed-reading abilities by stressing sight recognition and scanning rather than phonics; access the child's capacity to solve math problems of increasing, often astonishing complexity—without pen or paper; capitalize on the "writing and weaning" technique to help the child turn mental images into written words; and win over teachers and principals to the right-brained approach the ADD child thrives on. For parents who have longed to help their ADD child quickly and directly, Freed and Parsons's approach is nothing short of revolutionary. This is the first book to offer them reason for hope and a clear strategy for enabling their child to blossom.

Discipline For Life

Author : Madelyn Swift
ISBN : 1887069062
Genre : Child rearing
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What we teach with our discipline at ages 2,5, and 12 will return to help or haunt us during the child in question's adolescence. The tips, traps, and stories found in this book help us discipline effectively today yet keep an eye toward the future.

Just Kids

Author : Patti Smith
ISBN : 9780747568766
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Winner of the 2010 Non-Fiction National Book Award Patti Smith's evocative, honest and moving coming-of-age story of her extraordinary relationship with the artist Robert Mapplethorpe

Children S Rights

Author : Michael D. A. Freeman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105063636539
Genre : Children
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The idea of children having rights dates to the 1970s, to the time when Hillary Rodham commented that such rights were a slogan in search of a definition. These essays explore how far the rights of children have advanced over 30 years.

Children Rights And The Law

Author : Philip Alston
ISBN : 0198257767
Genre : Business & Economics
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The adoption in November 1989, by the UN General Assembly, of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child heralded the arrival of a new era in the development of children's rights. As of March 1991 over 75 states have ratified the Convention. Using the Convention as a framework the contributors to this volume set out to re-evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of approaching issues of children's welfare and well-being through the lens of a `rights' approach. The aim isto take a fresh look at these issues and to do so with specific reference to an international treaty that is certain to be ratified by a very large number of countries in every region of the world and which will soon be legally binding in many states. This is a special issue of the International Journal of Law and the Family. Contributors: Tom Campbell, Onora O'Neill, Michael Freeman, Ngaire Naffine, Margaret Coady, Tony Coady, Sheila McLean, Frances Olsen, and John Eekelaar.

The Moral Status Of Children

Author : Michael D. A. Freeman
ISBN : 9041103775
Genre : Social Science
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The Participation Rights Of The Child

Author : Målfrid Grude Flekkøy
ISBN : 1853024902
Genre : Social Science
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Focuses on Norway and U.S.

The Rights Of The Child And The Changing Image Of Childhood

Author : Philip E. Veerman
ISBN : 0792312503
Genre : Law
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