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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


The Statutory Framework after 1968

Kenneth McK. Norrie

in A History of Scottish Child Protection Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474444170
eISBN:
9781474490740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444170.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

After an examination of the Kilbrandon Committee’s work in the early 1960s, this chapter will offer an analysis of the major changes to the Scottish child protection process brought about by the ... More


Using international human rights law to mobilize for children’s rights and reproductive rights in Ireland

Gráinne de Búrca

in Reframing Human Rights in a Turbulent Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198299578
eISBN:
9780191905742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198299578.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter uses the experimentalist framework to examine two processes of social change in Ireland in recent decades—children’s rights reform and reproductive rights reform—which included the ... 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


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


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


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


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


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


Religion and Children’s Rights

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in Religion and Human Rights: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733453
eISBN:
9780190258269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733453.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the issues involved in trying to reconcile the right of parents to inculcate religion in the young with children's rights to religious freedom. It first charts the emergence of ... More


The Role of Children’s Rights

Barbara Bennett Woodhouse

in The Ecology of Childhood: How Our Changing World Threatens Children's Rights

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780814794845
eISBN:
9780814784655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794845.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

Chapter ten compares the threats to sustainability of social environments identified in the prior chapter with the existential threat of climate change. The author calls for a similar transformation ... More


Children’s rights and social policy

Fiona Donson

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/9781447349211.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter critically assesses existing international human rights mechanisms and in particular the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), in relation to the promotion of the rights 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


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 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


Parental Alienation and the Best Interests of the Child

R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell

in Psychology, Law, and the Wellbeing of Children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934218
eISBN:
9780199356874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934218.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter makes a case for the adoption of strong measures to address parental alienation, in accordance with the “best interests of the child” principle. In the context of separation or divorce, ... 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


January 2011: The Welfare Imperative

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0047
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Examines the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Neulinger v Switzerland and its implications for the application of the Hague Convention on International Child Abduction. ... 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


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


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