The Resource Hidden in plain sight : the tragedy of children's rights from Ben Franklin to Lionel Tate

Hidden in plain sight : the tragedy of children's rights from Ben Franklin to Lionel Tate

Label
Hidden in plain sight : the tragedy of children's rights from Ben Franklin to Lionel Tate
Title
Hidden in plain sight
Title remainder
the tragedy of children's rights from Ben Franklin to Lionel Tate
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hidden in Plain Sight tells the tragic untold story of children's rights in America. It asks why the United States today, alone among nations, rejects the most universally embraced human-rights document in history, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. This book is a call to arms for America to again be a leader in human rights, and to join the rest of the civilized world in recognizing that the thirst for justice is not for adults alone. Barbara Bennett Woodhouse explores the meaning of children's rights throughout American history, interweaving the childhood stories of ic
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Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
  • 342.730
  • 342.7308772
Index
no index present
LC call number
KF479
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Public Square Book Series
Label
Hidden in plain sight : the tragedy of children's rights from Ben Franklin to Lionel Tate
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Illustrations; Foreword; Preface; Introduction: Ain't I a Person?; Chapter 1 How to Think about Childhood; Chapter 2 How to Think about Children's Rights; Part 1 The Privacy Principle: Stories of Bondage and Belonging; Part 2 The Agency Principle: Stories of Voice and Participation; Part 3 The Equality Principle: Stories of Equal Opportunity; Part 4 The Dignity Principle: Stories of Resistance and Resilience; Part 5 The Protection Principle: Stories of Guilt and Innocence; Conclusion: The Future of Rights; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn781294956
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (380 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400829651
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b32248386
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)781294956
  • pebcs1282158805

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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