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Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Susan C. Mapp

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Across the world, children are the most vulnerable population. The threats to them may vary, but wherever one looks, children are endangered and exploited. Using the Convention on the Rights of the ... More


Children’s Rights: A Theoretical Analysis

Tali Gal

in Child Victims and Restorative Justice: A Needs-Rights Model

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199744718
eISBN:
9780199897476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744718.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Can children have rights? Can very young children have rights? What kind of legal theory regards children as rights holders despite their limited capacity to exert their rights and make rational ... More


The Convention on the Rights of the Child

Susan C. Mapp

in Global Child Welfare and Well-Being

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195339710
eISBN:
9780199863686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339710.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the evolution of childhood in society as well as developing notions of children’s rights. It discusses the development of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the ... More


Children’s work and children’s rights

Renata M. Coimbra Libório and Silvia H. Koller

in Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199558582
eISBN:
9780191594397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines children's rights in the framework of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child with a focus on the rights to protection, provision and participation. It ... More


Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Anaclaudia Gastal Fassa, David L. Parker, and Thomas J. Scanlon (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199558582
eISBN:
9780191594397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Child labour constitutes a major public health concern, with estimates that worldwide 110 million children aged 57–14 years are engaged in labour that can be described as hazardous or intolerable. ... More


Making Child Rights a Reality

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter focuses on the issue of practical implementation of child rights. There are various hindrances in this regard. The HIV/AIDS pandemic is a huge obstacle in the child's right to survival ... More


Monitoring Progress Toward Fulfilling Rights in Early Childhood Under the Convention on the Rights of the Child to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families

Clyde Hertzman, Ziba Vaghri, and Adem Arkadas-Thibert

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Can the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN-CRC), to which 193 countries are signatory, be used as a tool to support developmental health in the early years? Improving early ... More


Policy feedback effects

Ingi Iusmen

in Children’s rights, Eastern enlargement and the EU human rights regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088223
eISBN:
9781781706572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088223.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter provides evidence supporting the feedback effects triggered by the Romanian children’s case at the EU level. It is argued that the feedback effects amounted to the introduction of ... More


The Organization of Islamic Cooperation as Interpreter of Human Rights in the Context of Islam

Ioana Cismas

in Religious Actors and International Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780198712824
eISBN:
9780191781186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712824.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter seeks to unearth what drives the OIC’s codification of human rights: cultural relativism as exceptions to universal norms, or a regionalism that provides context-sensitive approaches to ... More


Child protection in Romania and European Union accession

Ingi Iusmen

in Children’s rights, Eastern enlargement and the EU human rights regime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719088223
eISBN:
9781781706572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088223.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter examines in great depth the transformation of the child protection sector, which was the most visible and highly politicised EU accession condition in relation to human rights agenda in ... More


Right to Development

Asha Bajpai

in Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670820
eISBN:
9780199082117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670820.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter evaluates the rights of children to development. Basic education meets the fundamental learning needs of children, the youth, and adults. Early childhood development (ECD) and adult ... More


Global Policy Landscape and Early Childhood Development

Pia Rebello Britto, Nurper Ulkuer, William P. Hodges, and Michael F. McCarthy

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

International declarations and conventions play a unique role in global development by promoting human rights through principles of equality and nondiscrimination. They establish standards and ... More


The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: in particular Article 30

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719037931
eISBN:
9781781700617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the latest of the major UN treaties on human rights. The text contains a mix of general human rights and humanitarian law principles which are ... More


Reconceptualizing International Human Rights Law Through a Culturally Based Approach: International and Regional Practice

Federico Lenzerini

in The Culturalization of Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199664283
eISBN:
9780191748479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664283.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter offers a comprehensive assessment of international practice—at both the ‘universal’ and regional level—confirming that today the cultural element represents a decisive factor in the ... More


International Children’s Rights Law and Child Labour

Gurchathen S. Sanghera

in Child Labour in India: Globalization, Power, and the Politics of International Children's Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199466801
eISBN:
9780199087099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466801.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the emergence of children’s rights at the international level and the child labour issue. It traces the emergence of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ... More


Rethinking children’s rights

Fred Powell and Margaret Scanlon

in Dark secrets of childhood: Media power, child abuse and public scandals

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447317845
eISBN:
9781447317869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317845.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter explores the meaning of child citizenship. There are two principle schools of thought regarding children’s rights: (1) a child liberationist or self-determinationist model; and (2) a ... More


Implementation of Article 12 in Family Law Proceedings in Ireland and New Zealand: Lessons Learned and Messages for Going Forward

Aisling Parkes

in International Perspectives and Empirical Findings on Child Participation: From Social Exclusion to Child-Inclusive Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199366989
eISBN:
9780190625238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199366989.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

Article 12 of the UNCRC 1989 requires that all children have a voice in all decision-making processes affecting them once they are capable of forming views. This chapter highlights the importance of ... More


Human Rights in Children's Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of Law

Jonathan Todres and Sarah Higinbotham

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190213343
eISBN:
9780190213367
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190213343.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book explores how children can grow to realize their rights and to respect the rights of others through children’s literature. Both international law and domestic law affirm that children have ... More


The NSPCC ‘in transition’, 1922–56

Sarah-Anne Buckley

in The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter Three addresses the period from 1922 to the setting up of the ISPCC in 1956. From 1922, the Society had to adjust its focus to survive in independent Ireland. This notion of ‘crisis and ... More


The United Nations Children’s Fund: Implementing Human Rights for Child Health

Benjamin Mason Meier, Mitra Motlagh, and Kumanan Rasanathan

in Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190672676
eISBN:
9780190672713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672676.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter assesses UNICEF efforts to implement the child’s right to health, reviewing UNICEF’s evolving governance to address global health, examining the influence of the Convention on the Rights ... More


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