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The challenge of children's rights for Canada / Katherine Covell, R. Brian Howe, J.C. Blokhuis.

Covell, Katherine, (author.). Howe, Robert Brian, (author.). Blokhuis, J. C., (author.).
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Location: Fennell STACKS HQ789 .C68 2018
Barcode: 30731101226664
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771123556
  • ISBN: 1771123559
  • Physical Description: x, 246 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 2nd edition.
  • Publisher: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes table of cases.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [161]-234) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The challenge of children's rights -- The promise of children's rights -- The moral and legal status of children -- The Supreme Court of Canada and the Convention -- The rights of provision -- The rights of protection -- The rights of participation -- Meeting the challenge.
Summary, etc.:
"The authors argue that social toxins are as harmful to children's independent welfare and developmental interests as environmental toxins, and that both must be eradicated if Canada is to fulfill its commitments under the Convention. They argue that if Canada wishes to ensure the substance of the rights outlined in the Convention are socially guaranteed, an attitudinal or cultural shift is required concerning the moral and legal status of children. This revised, expanded, and updated edition of the ... Challenge of Children's Rights for Canada will be of interest to academics, policymakers, parents, teachers, social workers, and human service professionals--indeed to anyone who cares about and for children"--Back cover.
Subject: Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989 November 20)
Children's rights > Canada.
Children > Government policy > Canada.
Child welfare > Canada.
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