ix, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Formatted Contents Note
Protecting and promoting adolescent rights : the contribution of international law and policy / Jean Zermatten Transitions to adulthood in contemporary Italy : balancing sociocultural differences and universal rights / Elena Rozzi The science of adolescent brain development and its implications for adolescent rights and responsibilites / Laurence Steinberg Building capability and functioning : reframing the rights agenda for adolescents through the lens of disability rights / Victor Pineda Adolescent social and emotional development : a developmental science perspective on adolescent human rights / Clea McNeely and Krishna Bose Poverty, armed conflict, and organized crime : the impact of violence on young people in Colombia / Christian Salazar Volkmann Coming of age in the context of war : reframing the approach to adolescent rights / Theresa S. Betancourt, Katrina Hann, and Moses Zombo Wings of the Phoenix : the legacy of violence for adolescents in postconflict reconstruction / Elizabeth Gibbons Adolescents in the Colombian armed conflict : recruitment realities and important lessons for their successful reintegration / Katie Naeve Young Arabs and evolving realities : linking social and economic rights / Jocelyn DeJong and Mary Kawar The challenges facing India in advancing secondary education attainment among adolescent girls / Orla Kelly and Elizabeth A. Newnham Rights and realities for vulnerable youth in urban Brazil : challenges in the transition to adulthood / Irene Rizzini and Malcolm Bush Youth unemployment : facing and overcoming obstables in partnership / Glaudine Mtshali Confined by narrow choices : the stories of Roma adolescents / Margareta Matache and David Mark Beginning in the middle : ending the exploitation of adolescents in India / Shantha Sinha Indian adolescence and its discontents : transformational solutions through education, skill development, and employment / Neera Burra Emerging from the shadows : adolescents with disabilities claim their rights under international law / Kerry Thompson.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.