Children's Rights from Below: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Hardcover | March 15, 2012

byManfred Liebel, Iven Saadi

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This book presents an integral, cross-cultural reflection on the social reality of children's rights and citizenship, giving an insight into new perspectives on the history and different concepts of children's rights in a contextualized and localized manner.

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This book presents an integral, cross-cultural reflection on the social reality of children's rights and citizenship, giving an insight into new perspectives on the history and different concepts of children's rights in a contextualized and localized manner.

MANFRED LIEBELDirector of the Institute of International Studies in Childhood and Youth and the European Master in Childhood Studies and Children's Rights at the Free University Berlin, Germany. He has published numerous books on childhood and children's rights including A Will of Their Own: Cross Cultural Perspectives on Working Chil...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.56 × 5.66 × 1.02 inPublished:March 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230302513

ISBN - 13:9780230302518

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
List of Acronyms
Introduction
PART I: CONTEXTS OF CHILDREN'S RIGHTS DISCOURSES
Framing the Issue: Rethinking Children's Rights
Hidden Aspects of Children's Rights History
Children's Rights Contextualized
PART II:THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Schools of Thought in Children's Rights; K.Hanson
Localizing Children's Rights; W.Vandenhole
Discriminated for Being Children:A Blind-spot in the Human Rights Arena
Children's Rights and the Responsibilities of States: Thoughts on Understanding Children's Rights as Subjective Rights; M.Liebel&I.Saadi
PART III: PRACTICAL PERPSECTIVES
Grass-roots Children's Rights
Children's Rights as 'Work in Progress': The Conceptual and Practical Contributions of Working Children's Movements; I.Saadi
Cultural Variations in Constructions of Children's Participation; M.Liebel& I.Saadi
Children's Citizenship Observed and Experienced
PART IV: NEW FRAMEWORKS FOR CHILDREN'S RIGHTS FROM BELOW
The Role of Children in Shaping New Contexts of Children's Rights
The Role of Adults in Supporting Children's Rights from Below
Notes
Bibliography
Index