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The Great Sphere and Rights

Eamonn Callan

in Creating Citizens: Political Education and Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292586
eISBN:
9780191598913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292589.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

If we agree on the ends of political education, we may yet disagree about what the state may permissibly do to prosecute those ends. Disagreement on the latter is often prompted by considerations of ... More


The Rights of Biological Parents

Norvin Richards

in The Ethics of Parenthood

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199731749
eISBN:
9780199866311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731749.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins with the cases of Baby Jessica and Baby Richard, in which couples believed they had adopted a child but had dealt only with the biological mother. In each, the biological father ... More


Parenting as a Sacred Trust

Jeffrey Shulman

in The Constitutional Parent: Rights, Responsibilities, and the Enfranchisement of the Child

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300191899
eISBN:
9780300206746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191899.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

If by “fundamental” we designate rights with a deep historical pedigree, the right to parent free from state interference cannot be numbered among them. The American legal tradition is one that ... More


Parenting as A Sacred Right

Jeffrey Shulman

in The Constitutional Parent: Rights, Responsibilities, and the Enfranchisement of the Child

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300191899
eISBN:
9780300206746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300191899.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The right to parent as a matter of constitutional law is especially tenuous. The Supreme Court has on occasion echoed the popular assumption that the right of parents to make decisions concerning the ... More


Parent Participation across the Country

David Tobis

in From Pariahs to Partners: How parents and their allies changed New York City's child welfare system

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195099881
eISBN:
9780199344772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099881.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 6 surveys the activities of parents and their allies across the United States. It describes a new bill of rights for parents embroiled in the child welfare system, and focuses on three areas: ... More


A Good Enough Upbringing

Liam Shields

in Just Enough: Sufficiency As a Demand of Justice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748691869
eISBN:
9781474427029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691869.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter defends a sufficientarian approach to parental rights, arguing for a particular account of the good enough upbringing, which should be a condition of holding parental rights that takes ... More


Dysfunctions in French child protection

Hélène Join-Lambert and Gilles Séraphin

in Errors and Mistakes in Child Protection: International Discourses, Approaches and Strategies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350705
eISBN:
9781447350965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350705.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter provides an overview of the dysfunctions in the French child protection system which highlights the importance and complexity of the system. It has been built on institutions whose ... More


Regulating Biological Parenting: The Problem of Possibly Inadequate Parents

S. Matthew Liao

in The Right to Be Loved

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190234836
eISBN:
9780190234850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190234836.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the topic of whether we should institute some kind of parental licensing scheme, that is, require biological parents to demonstrate certain competence and character before they ... More


Redefining Parents’ Rights

Campbell F. Scribner

in The Fight for Local Control: Schools, Suburbs, and American Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501700804
eISBN:
9781501704116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700804.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses how campaigns for local control of curriculum surged nationwide in the late 1970s. Conservatives often championed both the rights of school boards and those of individual ... More


Parental Competency and the Right to Parent

Colin M. Macleod

in Permissible Progeny?: The Morality of Procreation and Parenting

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199378111
eISBN:
9780199378142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378111.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

We expect decent parents will discharge their responsibilities to children properly and exercise their authority over children in a reasonable fashion. However, some would-be parents are either ... More


Permissible Progeny?: The Morality of Procreation and Parenting

Sarah Hannan, Samantha Brennan, and Richard Vernon (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199378111
eISBN:
9780199378142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378111.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This volume contributes to the growing literature on the morality of procreation and parenting. About half of the chapters take up questions about the morality of bringing children into existence. ... More


Intimate Deception Outside of Romantic, Sexual, or Marital Relationships

Jill Elaine Hasday

in Intimate Lies and the Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190905941
eISBN:
9780190930233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905941.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores deceit between family members who are not connected to each other as spouses, sexual partners, or romantic interests. The premise that the law should protect intimate deceivers ... More


April 2001: Tales from Abroad

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/9781845861193.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Two matters are discussed, a case from South Africa and a report from Australia. In Jooste v Botha 2000 (2) SA 199 a claim for damages lack of parental love was rejected and the constitutional point ... More


State intervention in family life in England: Safeguarding children through care proceedings and adoption

Karen Broadhurst

in Child Welfare Removals by the State: A Cross-Country Analysis of Decision-Making Systems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190459567
eISBN:
9780190459581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459567.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter provides a critical overview and discussion of compulsory intervention in family life in England, specifically regarding care proceedings and adoption. The chapter also considers the ... More


Homeschooling: The History and Philosophy of a Controversial Practice

James G. Dwyer and Shawn F. Peters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226627113
eISBN:
9780226627397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226627397.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

Homeschooling—pervasive in colonial times, an anomaly a half century ago, today a national movement—now has a two-faced nature, one ugly and threatening as seen by critics, the other beautiful and ... More


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