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An Argument for Treating Children as a ‘Special Case’

Lucinda Ferguson

in Philosophical Foundations of Children's and Family Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198786429
eISBN:
9780191828690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786429.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter’s argument stems from the premise that legal language should speak for itself. The ‘paramountcy’ principle suggests the prioritisation of children’s interests, and ‘children’s rights’ ... More


Parental Control Rights

Scott Altman

in Philosophical Foundations of Children's and Family Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198786429
eISBN:
9780191828690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786429.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Parents typically direct many aspects of their children’s lives and often believe that they deserve protection from interference by governments and third parties. Justifications for such parental ... More


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