Children's human rights : challenging global barriers to the child liberation movement / Sonja Grover.
South Yarra, Vic : Sandstone Academic Press, 2007.
342 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: perspectives on the issue of children's rights The "Best Interest of the Child" principle and its impact on children's rights: Canadian case examples Democracy and children's rights Children's human rights as politically incorrect On the right of the mature minor to the State's protection Images of the child deriving from social science and their impact on legislation, court rulings, and social policy Children's rights in international law On the legitimacy of judicial activism in promoting children's rights.
The arguments in this book challenge some of the key assumptions, beliefs, policy, law and practices that pose barriers to progress toward children's enjoyment of their human rights. The book examines some of the barriers globally to children realizing their human rights.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Bibliography: pages 324-342.