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Children's Rights


Children's Rights

Today's Global Challenge

von: John Wall

30,99 €

Verlag: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 18.10.2016
ISBN/EAN: 9781442249783
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 198

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<span><span>This accessible and authoritative book provides the first systematic overview of the global children’s rights movement. It introduces both beginners and experts to child and youth rights in all their theoretical, historical, cultural, political, and practical complexity. In the process, the book examines key controversies about globalization, cultural relativism, social justice, power, economics, politics, freedom, ageism, and more. Combining vivid examples with cutting-edge scholarship, </span><span>Children’s Rights: Today’s Global Challenge</span><span> lifts up the rights of the youngest third of humanity as the major human rights challenge of the twenty-first century.</span></span>
<span><span>This accessible book provides the first overview of the global movement of children’s rights. It introduces readers to child rights in their theoretical, historical, cultural, political, and practical complexity. In the process, it examines key controversies about cultural relativism, globalization, power, gender, class, family relations, and more.</span></span>
<span><span>1. Why Children’s Rights</span></span>
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<span><span>2. Theoretical Controversies</span></span>
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<span><span>3. Historical Ambiguities</span></span>
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<span><span>4. Education in an Age of Globalization</span></span>
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<span><span>5. The New Child Slavery</span></span>
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<span><span>6. The Right to Vote</span></span>
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<span><span>7. Today’s Global Challenge</span></span>
<span><span>John Wall</span><span> is professor of religion, philosophy, and childhood studies at Rutgers University. He helped to start the first North American doctoral studies program in childhood studies, chaired the Childhood Studies and Religion Group at the American Academy of Religion, and serves on the boards of the </span><span>Journal of Childhood and Religion</span><span> and </span><span>International Journal of Children’s Rights</span><span>. He is author or co-editor of several books, including </span><span>Ethics in Light of Childhood</span><span> and </span><span>Children and Armed Conflict</span><span>.</span></span>
<span><span>Interdisciplinary in scope, drawing from public policy, philosophy, history, sociology, anthropology, law, and childhood studies</span></span>

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