The Resource A Question of Commitment : Children’s Rights in Canada, R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell, editors, (electronic resource)

A Question of Commitment : Children’s Rights in Canada, R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell, editors, (electronic resource)

Label
A Question of Commitment : Children’s Rights in Canada
Title
A Question of Commitment
Title remainder
Children’s Rights in Canada
Statement of responsibility
R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell, editors
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In 1991, the Government of Canada ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, requiring governments at all levels to ensure that Canadian laws and practices safeguard the rights of children. A Question of Commitment: Children's Rights in Canada is the first book to assess the extent to which Canada has fulfilled this commitment. The editors, R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell, contend that Canada has wavered in its commitment to the rights of children and is ambivalent in the political culture about the principle of children's rights. A Question of
Member of
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
Dewey number
  • 323.3
  • 323.3/520971
  • 323.3520971
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HQ789
LC item number
.Q47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in childhood and family in Canada
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jeunesse
  • Enfants
  • Enfants
  • Enfants
  • Child welfare
  • Children
  • Children's rights
Label
A Question of Commitment : Children’s Rights in Canada, R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell, editors, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: A Question of Commitment; 2 Child Poverty: The Evolution and Impact of Child Benefits; 3 Early Learning and Child Care: Is Canada on Track?; 4 A Right to Health: Children's Health and Health Care through a Child Rights Lens; 5 Corporal Punishment: A Violation of the Rights of the Child; 6 Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation: What Progress Has Canada Made?; 7 Youth Justice and Children's Rights: Transformations in Canada's Youth Justice System; 8 Restorative Justice: Toward a Rights-based Approach
  • 9 The Participation Rights of the Child: Canada's Track Record10 Children's Rights Education: Canada's Best-Kept Secret; 11 Aboriginal Children's Rights: Is Canada Keeping Its Promise?; 12 The Rights of Children in Care: Consistency with the Convention?; 13 Homeless Children and Street-Involved Children in Canada; 14 On the Rights of Refugee Children and Child Asylum Seekers; 15 Implementing the Rights of Children with Disabilities; 16 Conclusion: Canada's Ambivalence toward Children; Appendix: The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (457 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280908071
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000474145
  • (EBL)685680
  • (OCoLC)753479513
  • (SSID)ssj0000231611
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11187700
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000231611
  • (PQKBWorkID)10207002
  • (PQKB)10181654
  • (CaPaEBR)411208
  • (CaBNvSL)slc00208593
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3250122
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC685680
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse14408
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000474145
Label
A Question of Commitment : Children’s Rights in Canada, R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell, editors, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction: A Question of Commitment; 2 Child Poverty: The Evolution and Impact of Child Benefits; 3 Early Learning and Child Care: Is Canada on Track?; 4 A Right to Health: Children's Health and Health Care through a Child Rights Lens; 5 Corporal Punishment: A Violation of the Rights of the Child; 6 Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation: What Progress Has Canada Made?; 7 Youth Justice and Children's Rights: Transformations in Canada's Youth Justice System; 8 Restorative Justice: Toward a Rights-based Approach
  • 9 The Participation Rights of the Child: Canada's Track Record10 Children's Rights Education: Canada's Best-Kept Secret; 11 Aboriginal Children's Rights: Is Canada Keeping Its Promise?; 12 The Rights of Children in Care: Consistency with the Convention?; 13 Homeless Children and Street-Involved Children in Canada; 14 On the Rights of Refugee Children and Child Asylum Seekers; 15 Implementing the Rights of Children with Disabilities; 16 Conclusion: Canada's Ambivalence toward Children; Appendix: The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (457 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280908071
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000474145
  • (EBL)685680
  • (OCoLC)753479513
  • (SSID)ssj0000231611
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11187700
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000231611
  • (PQKBWorkID)10207002
  • (PQKB)10181654
  • (CaPaEBR)411208
  • (CaBNvSL)slc00208593
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3250122
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC685680
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse14408
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000474145

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