Children’s Rights in the United States: In Search of a by Nancy E. Walker

By Nancy E. Walker

The authors of this quantity offer dialogue on important concerns regarding the rights of youngsters within the usa, together with: the ancient and contextual standpoint at the rights of youngsters; the United international locations conference at the Rights of the kid; the differing perspectives on kid's rights and advantage; and the rights of youngsters in the kinfolk, the social carrier procedure, the wellbeing and fitness care approach, the academic procedure, the juvenile justice approach and in employment.

Show description

Read Online or Download Children’s Rights in the United States: In Search of a National Policy PDF

Best public affairs books

Welfare States under Pressure

Exerpt from the monetary occasions remark & research: Europe takes on reform of the welfare kingdom: a brand new research shows that whereas the united kingdom has remodeled its social regulations, the remainder of Europe has been faraway from idle - `[A] stimulating new publication on ecu welfare states [Welfare States stressed] means that the view of england because the simply nice welfare country reformer is overstated.

Reinventing Government in the Information Age: International Practice in Public Sector Reform (Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society, 1)

Will details know-how support reinvent executive? it will possibly, yet provided that it really is competently controlled. This ebook presents a brand new version for administration of knowledge age reform, in response to overseas case-studies drawn from the U.S., united kingdom, mainland Europe, and constructing nations. It deals useful information and analytical insights and may be of price to practitioners, scholars, educators and researchers in either public management and data platforms.

Investing in Democracy: Engaging Citizens in Collaborative Governance

The well-being of yankee democracy eventually depends upon our willingness and talent to interact as voters and stakeholders in our republic. govt regulations usually fail to advertise such collaboration. but when designed correctly, they could do a lot to bolster civic engagement. that's the principal message of Carmen Sirianni's eloquent new ebook.

Additional resources for Children’s Rights in the United States: In Search of a National Policy

Example text

Foster care placement, Kafala of Islamic Law, adoption, or if necessary placement in suitable institutions" (p. 39). N. Convention, are inevitably related to the historical and political processes of a particular country. For example, Last and Benyamini (1991) evaluated the current status of a variety of rights of children in Israel, as reflected in Israeli laws. But even within one society—especially one as diverse as the United States—conceptions of appropriate rights differ. The purposes of this chapter, therefore, are to examine ideologically differing conceptions and to describe a procedure for measuring these different perspectives.

Furthermore, different attitudes exist about what constitute the appropriate needs of children (Bross, 1991; Rogers & Wrightsman, 1978); such varying conceptions are especially influenced by the particular cultural background of the respondent (Cohen, 1990). Perspectives on Children's Rights A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Children's Rights Chapter 3 described the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (United Nations General Assembly, 1989). The international discussion 43 44 FOUNDATIONS that led to a formulation of children's rights reflects differing emphases from one society to another.

Article 44 places an obligation on participating governments to distribute their reports widely within their own countries. N. N. Convention signals a nation's intent to pursue ratification; ratification of the Convention constitutes a higher level of commitment than signing. Ratification denotes a nation's "serious attempt to address the plight of children around the world" (Limber, 1994, p. 10). N. Convention, known as "States Parties," are obligated to work toward implementation of the rights enumerated in the treaty and to make periodic progress reports to the Committee on the Rights of the Child.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.17 of 5 – based on 3 votes