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Birth Registration and the Promotion of Children’s Rights in the Interwar Years: The Save the Children International Union's Conference on the African Child and Herbert Hoover's American Child Health Association

Dominique Marshall

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0018
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The right of children to be registered at birth was not part of early universal declarations of entitlements for the young adopted in the wake of the First World War. But during the interwar years, ... More


Children, Citizenship and Child Support: The Child Support Grant in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Francie Lund

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0019
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In April 1998, the post-apartheid South African government introduced a monthly cash transfer for children in poor households. A requirement for getting the grant was that the birth of the child had ... More


Inputs: “Human Bookkeeping”: The Informatics of Documentary Identity, 19131937

Colin Koopman

in How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226626444
eISBN:
9780226626611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626611.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The central argument of How We Became Our Data is that over the past century we have become informational persons whose lives are increasingly conducted through an information politics. This chapter ... More


To Register or Not to Register? Legal Identity, Birth Registration, and Inclusive Development

Caroline Vandenabeele

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/9780262015271.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter takes an empirical and pragmatic view of legal identity, birth registration, and inclusive development questions. Intensive research and experiences in Nepal, Bangladesh, and Cambodia ... More


Birth registration: a tool for prevention, protection and prosecution

Cody Clarie

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter, drawing on the experience of Plan International, describes the utilisation of birth registration as a tool to prevent child trafficking. In many countries, failure to register births ... More


The Registration Challenge: Counting the Population from Imperial China to the People’s Republic of China

John James Kennedy and Yaojiang Shi

in Lost and Found: The "Missing Girls" in Rural China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190917425
eISBN:
9780190917463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917425.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The registration of households has a long history in China, from the imperial period to the People’s Republic of China. The baojia system of security and local registration was used in China from its ... More


Uses of the NRCT

MFG Murphy and AM Bayne

in Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In addition to the detailed descriptive analyses of childhood cancer incidence, survival and mortality that are presented in this book, the registry data have contributed to international studies of ... More


Beyond the government document: Migrant family experiences of birth registration in East Lombok, Indonesia

Leslie Butt

in The Anthropological Demography of Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198862437
eISBN:
9780191895111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862437.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In response to global initiatives, Indonesia has increased efforts to register all children at birth. Birth registration has a core goal to transform the act of childbirth into a legal statement ... More


From Citizen to Migrant: The Scope of Child Statelessness in the Twenty-First Century

Jacqueline Bhabha

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/9780262015271.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores the effects of the absence of legal identity and statelessness on children in different parts of the world, and discusses the relationship between birth registration and ... More


Children with a (Local) State: Identity Registration at Birth in English History since 1538

Simon Szreter

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/9780262015271.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses the origination of identity registration in England in the late fourteenth century, which was designed to prevent the possibility of statelessness. It highlights the reasons, ... More


A human rights approach to preventing child sex trafficking1

Todres Jonathan

in Child slavery now: A contemporary reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426109
eISBN:
9781447301714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426109.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the issue of trafficking through the lens of a human rights approach. It argues that human rights, when fully implemented, provide a foundation to strengthen communities and ... More


Migration, Mobility and Modernization

David Siddle (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238836
eISBN:
9781846313578
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313578
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

For almost a hundred years, the academic study of migration concentrated on evolving standardised models of migration behaviour based on data from censuses or the registration of births, marriages ... More


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