The New Handbook of Children's Rights

Comparative Policy and Practice
Author: Bob Franklin
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415250351
Category: Law
Page: 433
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The new edition of this well established handbook provides up-to-date information on a topic of increasing importance across a range of disciplines and practices. It covers: * the debate concerning children's rights and developments in rights provision over the last twenty years * the impact of recent British legislation on children's rights in key areas such as education, social and welfare services and criminal justice * the key provisions of the UN Convention and Human Rights Act * recent policy proposals and initiatives in the British setting intended to establish and promote rights for children and young people * the rights claims of particular groups of children, for example children who are carers or children who are disabled * children's claims for particular rights such as the right to space, to sex education and citizenship * the ways in which the voices of children and young people are or might be articulated more clearly in policy debates and other arenas * issues and developments in Europe, Scandinavia and China. The New Handbook of Children's Rights offers a comprehensive and radical appraisal of the field which will be invaluable to students and professionals alike.

Understanding Advocacy For Children And Young People


Author: Boylan, Jane,Dalrymple, Jane
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335223737
Category: Social Science
Page: 178
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Presenting children and young people's advocacy as an exciting, radical and constantly developing way of working, Boylan and Dalrymple explore its controversial and challenging nature through a comprehensive examination of the theory and practice of advocacy.

Children's Rights 0-8

Promoting participation in education and care
Author: Mallika Kanyal
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317806549
Category: Education
Page: 158
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Children's Rights explores the relevance of children's participatory rights in education, particularly at a time when there are competing demands in meeting the rigid curriculum frameworks whilst taking into account children's entitlement to participate in matters affecting their lives. It engages with theoretical and practical models of participation with an aim to support reflective practice. The chapters are informed by wider academic debates and examples from research and everyday practice in early year settings, making it an accessible read for students, practitioners as well as researchers.

Rethinking Children's Rights

Attitudes in Contemporary Society
Author: Phil Jones,Sue Welch,Susan Welch
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1847063241
Category: Education
Page: 193
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Explores attitudes towards and experiences of children's rights in light of current developments, and considers the future impact that the current changes will have. >

Law and Childhood Studies

Current Legal Issues
Author: Michael Freeman
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191639524
Category: Law
Page: 608
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Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems (now available in journal format), is based upon an annual colloquium held at Univesity College London. Each year leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline of thought. Each colloquium examines how the external discipline is conceived in legal thought and argument, how the law is pictured in that discipline, and analyses points of controversy in the use, and abuse, of extra-legal arguments within legal theory and practice. Law and Childhood Studies, the fourteenth volume in the Current Legal Issues series, offers an insight into the state of law and childhood studies scholarship today. Focussing on the inter-connections between the two disciplines, it addresses the key issues informing current debates.

Private Law and Human Rights

Bringing Home Rights in Scotland and South Africa
Author: Visser D P Reid Elspeth
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748684182
Category: Law
Page: 577
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A comparative investigation into the revolution in private law in the era of human rights Scotland and South Africa are mixed jurisdictions, combining features of common law and civil law traditions. Over the last decade a shared feature in both Scotland and South Africa has been a new and intense focus on human rights. In Scotland the European Convention on Human Rights now constitutes an important element in the foundation of all domestic law. Similarly, the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, adopted in 1996, has as its cornerstone a Bill of Rights that binds not only the legislature, the executive, the judiciary and all organs of state, but also private parties. Of course the "constitutional moments" from which these documents sprang were very different and the Scottish and South African experience in some aspects could not be more dissimilar. Yet in many respects the parallels are close and compelling. This book, written by experts from both jurisdictions, examines exactly how human-rights provisions influence private law, looking at all branches of the subject. Moreover, it gives a unique perspective by comparing the approach in these kindred legal systems, thus providing a benchmark for both.

Moral Agendas For Children's Welfare


Author: Michael King
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134679807
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 272
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Moral Agendas for Children's Welfare examines the roles played by politics, religion, ethics, aesthetics, law and science in identifying children's needs and rights and critically analyses existing child welfare policies. Five sections cover the following Agendas: * Philosophical and Psychoanalytical * Psychological and Sociological * Religious * Social Policy * Child Protection. Moral Agendas for Children's Welfare will provide invaluable reading for students in law, social work and policy and sociology and professionals in welfare, health care and law.

The SAGE handbook of qualitative research in psychology


Author: Carla Willig,Wendy Stainton Rogers
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781412907804
Category: Psychology
Page: 631
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The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology provides comprehensive coverage of the qualitative methods, strategies and research issues in psychology, combining “how-to-do-it” summaries with an examination of historical and theoretical foundations. Examples from recent research are used to illustrate how each method has been applied, the data analyzed and insights gained. Chapters provide a “state of the art” review, take stock of what's been achieved so far and map trajectories for future developments. As such, the book will constitute a valuable resource for both experienced qualitative researchers and novices for many years to come. The Handbook is divided into three main sections: Part 1: Methods contains fourteen chapters on methodological approaches, ranging from established ones like Ethnography and Grounded Theory to more recent ones such as Memory Work. Part 2: Perspectives & Techniques includes chapters on Ethical Issues in Qualitative Research, key alternative standpoints such as Feminism, the use of computer technologies and the internet in qualitative research. Part 3: Applications reviews qualitative methods applied to13 sub-disciplines ranging from Cognitive to Post-colonial Psychology. Intended Audience This volume will be an excellent reference resource for advanced students, lecturers and researchers who have a wish or need to learn about trends and developments related to qualitative research in psychology.

Social Policy for Social Work


Author: Robert Adams
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137166096
Category: Political Science
Page: 288
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Social Policy for Social Work provides a comprehensive, critical and engaging introduction to social policy for students and practitioners of social work. The text is clearly structured into three parts that cover contexts, policies and issues. The first part explores changing perspectives on social policy and social work and provides an introduction to the broad range of specific policy aspects discussed in part two which include: social security health and community care family and child care criminal justice. Part three focuses on key issues such as tackling divisions and inequalities, the control of services including empowering people receiving services, and future policy trends. Additionally, appendices provide a key to common abbreviations, dates of the main legislation and internet addresses of main information sources on policy and research. Illustrations from practice are included throughout to highlight implications for social work practice. The text focuses on contemporary Britain but also draws examples from European, global and historical contexts wherever appropriate. This exceptional text demonstrates clearly the relevance and implications of social policy for social work practice. It is an essential and practical resource for all students and practitioners in the welfare field.

Transforming Learning in Schools and Communities

The Remaking of Education for a Cosmopolitan Society
Author: Bob Lingard,Jon Nixon,Stewart Ranson
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1441165428
Category: Education
Page: 356
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Many educators have been looking for a fundamentally different approach to engage young people and encourage progress in learning. Supported by recent public policy developments, a transformation is beginning to take place in the practice of many schools. The focus of learning is shifting away from the child as an individual in a classroom detached from the surrounding neighbourhood to a learning community that embraces carers and families as well as young people and teachers. This monograph analyses the organising principles of this cultural transformation and considers how it will shape learning in schools and communities throughout the world. The book brings together key thinkers from the fields of new learning, new communities of educational practice and new forms of educational governance. Arguing for the necessary interconnectedness of pedagogy, institutions and governance, this ground-breaking book will undoubtedly shape the policy agenda in this area for years to come.

Child Welfare and Social Policy

An Essential Reader
Author: Harry Hendrick
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Political Science
Page: 558
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This book provides an essential one-stop introduction to the key concepts, issues, policies and practices affecting child welfare, with particular emphasis on the changing nature of the relationship between child welfare and social policy. No other book brings together such a wide selection of material to form an attractive and indispensable teaching and learning resource. Child welfare and social policy provides readers with an historical overview of child welfare in England and Wales; high quality contributions from leading authorities in the field; discursive introductions to each section that set individual chapters in the broader context of childhood studies and case study material to bring discussions to life.Key topics covered include morality and child welfare; relations between law, medicine, social work, social theory and child welfare; children's rights and democratic citizenship and children as raw material for 'social investment'.Child welfare and social policy is invaluable reading for students and academics in social policy, sociology, education and social work. It is also a useful resource for health and social work professionals wishing to follow current debates in theory and practice.

Social Work

Themes, Issues and Critical Debates
Author: Robert Adams,Lena Dominelli,Malcolm Payne
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN: N.A
Category: Political Science
Page: 416
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The long awaited new edition of this hugely popular text has been heavily revised to reflect the current needs of students on the first year of their social work degree. With ten new chapters and a wealth of expert contributors, this text looks exclusively and in detail at the topics that matter.

Children, Young People and Social Inclusion

Participation for What?
Author: E. Kay M. Tisdall,John M. Davis,Malcolm Hill,Alan Prout
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Political Science
Page: 256
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Social inclusion and participation have become policy mantras in the UK and Europe. As these concepts are being translated, it is a critical time to examine their interpretation, implementation and impacts. This book asks how far and in what way social inclusion policies are meeting the rights of children and people.

Extending Frontiers

Social Issues and Social Work in Singapore
Author: Ngoh Tiong Tan,Kalyani Mehta
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 241
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This commemorative volume is a landmark volume, celebrating 50 years of professional education in social work in Singapore. the book aims to convey to readers the early history of the department, the status of a selected set of social issues in the Singapore context, as well as provide a bird's eye view of the new frontiers of social work as envisioned by the faculty. Researchers, policymakers and students will gain insights into the development of innovative social work methods, and will find it a useful reference for their own socio-cultural, economic and political contexts.

Education, Asylum and the 'Non-Citizen' Child

The Politics of Compassion and Belonging
Author: Halleli Pinson,Madeleine Arnot,Mano Candappa
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230524682
Category: Education
Page: 224
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Refugees are physically and symbolically 'out of place', their position forcing receiving states to address issues of rights and moral obligations. This book is concerned with asylum-seeking and refugee children in the UK whose presence represents a litmus test of state commitment to human rights, equality and justice for all children.

Social Care Practice in Context


Author: Malcolm Payne
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 113714369X
Category: Social Science
Page: 240
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In this clear and insightful book, best selling author Malcolm Payne analyses the major elements of social care practice, explaining how caring and social work skills and values are crucial to effective social care. Through theory, research evidence and skill development, Payne identifies the varying contexts in which social care takes place, the agencies that provide it and the relationships at its heart. The book explains the key practical social care skills: • How to be receptive to users' and carers' own understanding of their needs • How to develop continuity in service provision • How to use effective interpersonal engagement with users and carers to ensure a positive future for them in which they have as much control over their care as possible • How to work in partnership with colleagues and other agencies With practice and case examples, research boxes, further reading and reflection activities, this book is a stimulating read for social work and community care students and practitioners.

Malaysian Adolescents

Cognition and Psychosocial
Author: Lihanna Borhan,Fatimah Hashim,Juliana Othman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Adolescence
Page: 129
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A study on cognitive psychology and personality of adolescent in Malaysia.

The New Zealand Journal of History


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: History
Page: N.A
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Children's Rights


Author: Michael D. A. Freeman
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Children
Page: 725
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The idea of children having rights dates to the 1970s, to the time when Hillary Rodham commented that such rights were a slogan in search of a definition. These essays explore how far the rights of children have advanced over 30 years.

Governing Post-War Britain

The Paradoxes of Progress, 1951-1973
Author: Glen O'Hara
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230361277
Category: History
Page: 309
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Glen O'Hara draws a compelling picture of Second World War Britain by investigating relations between people and government: the electorate's rising expectations and demands for universally-available social services, the increasing complexity of the new solutions to these needs, and mounting frustration with both among both governors and governed.