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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

Rosemary J. Link

in Handbook of International Social Work: Human Rights, Development, and the Global Profession

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195333619
eISBN:
9780199918195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333619.003.0068
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Some of the most precious and useful documents to come out of the United Nations in the past fifty years include those conventions that offer a framework to tackle oppression and discrimination, and ... More


Charting a New Course for Black Workers

Beth Tompkins Bates

in The Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835647
eISBN:
9781469601571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837450_bates.13
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter demonstrates the efforts of black Detroiters and black Ford workers in laying the foundation for their version of civil rights unionism. The Detroit Civic Rights Committee (CRC) charted ... More


Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Jane McAdam

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This book considers the legal obligations countries have to people who do not meet the legal definition of a ‘refugee’, but who have been forcibly displaced from their homes. This is known as ... More


Child Rights in India: Law, Policy, and Practice

Asha Bajpai

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199470716
eISBN:
9780199089079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199470716.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Legislation is one of the most important tools for empowering children. Recent years have seen several key developments in the law, policy, and practice related to child rights. Significantly, with ... More


Integrating Experimental Research with the Needs of Natural-Resource and Land Managers: Case Studies from Australia and New Zealand

John C. Rodger

in Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240247
eISBN:
9780520930636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240247.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter examines the application of a variety of laboratory and field disciplines of experimental research to the conservation of endangered marsupials and the management of marsupial pest ... More


Protection and ‘The Best Interests of the Child’—The Convention on the Rights of the Child

JANE McADAM

in Complementary Protection in International Refugee Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199203062
eISBN:
9780191724169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203062.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The near-universal ratification1 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) underscores its authority as a set of international norms setting down the minimum rights which States owe to ... More


The right to education

Benjamin Mallon

in International Human Rights, Social Policy & Global: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447349211
eISBN:
9781447349259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349211.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 14 critically analyses the idea of education as a universal human right. It outlines existing international human rights mechanisms relevant to education as a right and critically assesses ... More


Historical Background: Towards a Human Rights Treaty for Disabled People

Gauthier de Beco

in Disability in International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198824503
eISBN:
9780191863318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824503.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter follows the path towards the enactment of the CRPD. It looks at the preceding international instruments on disability as well as the steps taken to elaborate a legally binding ... More


The Influence of Comparative and International Family Law

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter analyzes how international and comparative law developments have influenced the development of the new paradigm of family dispute resolution in the United States. It focuses, in ... More


Realizing the Rights of Undocumented Children in Europe

Jyothi Kanics

in Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The translation of legal protection offered to undocumented children in Europe into effective child rights policies is examined in the chapter. Standards and treaties, including the International ... More


Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Spain: A Policy of Institutional Mistreatment

Daniel Senovilla Hernández

in Children Without a State: A Global Human Rights Challenge

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015271
eISBN:
9780262295437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015271.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the interpretation of international and national laws meant for protecting migrant children by Spanish authorities, as well as the ineffectiveness of the forced repatriation of ... More


Legal Parenthood, Natural and Legal Rights, and the Best Interests of the Child: An Integrative View

Don Browning

in What Is Parenthood?: Contemporary Debates about the Family

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729151
eISBN:
9780814724484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729151.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter develops an integrative view of children's rights based upon the natural law tradition in Christian thought. It reconstructs this tradition to address two questions: How should we ground ... More


Children born of war: who are they? Experiences of children, mothers, families and post-conflict communities

Sabine Lee

in Children Born of War in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526104588
eISBN:
9781526128461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104588.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter provides a historical contextualisation of children born of war before reflecting on the definitions and categorisations of different groups of CBOW as used in current research. The ... More


Bosnia: a new dimension of genocidal rape and its children

Sabine Lee

in Children Born of War in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526104588
eISBN:
9781526128461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104588.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

The Bosnian case study is the first of the chosen cases where children born of war were almost exclusively conceived in violent relationships in a conflict which forced the world to realign its ... More


6 The Influence of Comparative and International Family Law

Jane C. Murphy and Jana B. Singer

in Divorced from Reality: Rethinking Family Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708934
eISBN:
9780814708941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708934.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter analyzes how international and comparative law developments have influenced the development of the new paradigm of family dispute resolution in the United States. It focuses, in ... More


Child Participation in Monitoring the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child1

Tara M. Collins

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/9780199366989.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Social Policy

In accordance with Articles 44 and 45 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, States parties regularly report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, and international and ... More


Fighting for Equality: Integration and Anticommunism

Alison M. Parker

in Unceasing Militant: The Life of Mary Church Terrell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659381
eISBN:
9781469659404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659381.003.0014
Subject:
History, African-American History

By virtue of having graduated from Oberlin College, Mollie Church automatically received a membership invitation to the American Association of University Women. She joined the local chapter when she ... More


The Black Freedom Struggle

Alison M. Parker

in Unceasing Militant: The Life of Mary Church Terrell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659381
eISBN:
9781469659404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659381.003.0015
Subject:
History, African-American History

From the late 1930s through her death at age ninety in 1954, Terrell’s activism continued unabated. She engaged in significant civil rights and feminist work for the ERA and advocated for ... More


The Equality–Non-discrimination Gaze on the Right to Life

Smitha Nizar

in The Contradiction in Disability Law: Selective Abortions and Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199466658
eISBN:
9780199087174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466658.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter assesses the impact of UNCRPD and rights of persons with disabilities to examine whether disability-selective abortions diminish the value of persons with disabilities. The rights-based ... More


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