It should be considered essential reading for anyone seriously concerned with the complex issues surrounding the moral and legal status of children. Children have welfare rights similar to those of adults. Children and Rights Do Children Have Rights? Transnational Curriculum Inquiry 5 2. It covers the themes of children's rights, parental rights and duties, the family and justice, and civic education. These are new essays and are devoted to a subject that until recently has not been extensively discussed by philosophers.
Speaker: Dr Melvin Rogers Brown University Title: Being a Slave of the Community: Race, Domination, and Republicanism Friday, March 8th at 2:30pm Fraser Building Law Room 152 Abstract: Any effort to understand approaches to justice that rest on principles of non-domination would do well to reflect on those who have sought to address racial domination. Indeed, the challenge is to deepen our understanding of children's interest and to explore how the conceptualization of these interests affects the character of the moral claims they have. Curriculum Journal 20 3 , 207-223. Interests: contemporary political philosophy, ethics, and philosophy of law. Children are developing beings whose moral status gradually changes. American Political Science Review, 106 4 , 827-846. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
What values and what dispositions of character is it appropriate to instil in children? Convention on the Rights of the Child: People and Partners. Children have welfare rights similar to those of adults. This view is now generally accepted but its implications are variously understood. It is no longer possible to assume a simple harmony between the interests of children and those charged with the responsibility of rearing them. . Children's choices or children's interests: which do their rights protect? Curriculum Differentiation: Multiple Perspectives and Developments in Education.
Convention on the Rights of the Child: Committee on the Rights of the Child General Comment No. But children lack the agency rights adults have because children initially lack and only gradually develop the kinds of capacities for agency that are necessary for agency rights. But children lack the agency rights. This essay argues that such authority justifies allowing parents to authorize a child to serve as an organ or tissue donor in certain circumstances, such as to authorize bone marrow donations to save a sibling with whom the potential donor shares a deep emotional bond. Since children undeniably have fundamental interests that merit protection, it is perfectly sensible to attribute rights, especially welfare rights, to them. What rights if any do parents have over children and what is their justification? The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child which accords a wide range of fundamental rights to children was adopted in 1989 and many states have subsequently ratified the Convention. How should we educate those who will be the future citizens and workers of our society? The approach explored here suggests, however, that at least under some conditions, parents have legitimate authority to authorize donations forbidden by current guidelines.
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Three Essays on the Challenge of Implementation. It is useful because, in a time when policy-wise children's rights are gaining increasing dominance, it presents perspectives that suggest potential theoretical and practical deficits. This book addresses various dimensions of this challenge. To troubleshoot, please check our , and if you can't find the answer there, please. Too often philosophers restrict themselves to the consideration only of the relations between adults.
If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian. International Journal of Education for Social Justice, 2 1 , 35-48. A tension emerges between granting young people agency and recognising the multiple, intersecting power relations that might limit and shape that agency. It is no longer possible to assume a simple harmony between the interests of children and those charged with the responsibility of rearing them. Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work.
If children do not have rights what exactly is their moral status? Parents are usually appreciated as possessing legitimate moral authority to compel children to make at least modest sacrifices in the service of widely shared values of moral decency. Rethinking Educational Reform: A Loosely Coupled and Complex Systems Perspective. Source: The Moral and Political Status of Children Author s : Harry Brighouse Publisher: Oxford University Press According to the interest theory of rights, the primary function of rights is the protection of fundamental interests. In this context it is timely and appropriate to ask various questions. The book adds to the literature by moving certain debates forward, with more nuanced and often more challenging considerations of children's rights and autonomy. What values and what dispositions of character is it appropriate to instil in children? Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.
The article celebrates the success of the rhetorical push for children and young people's participation, while suggesting that the tensions and dilemmas of current practice and policy need to be addressed by new and revitalised ideas and challenging theorisations. The presentation of different arguments helps to refine the reader's own views, whatever his or her theoretical or policy position. Critical Literacy for Democratic Learning in Career Education. Preview The excessive faith liberal theorists have had in the power of rights and rights discourse can have deleterious consequences for children. If children do not have rights what exactly is their moral status? These are rights, autonomy, education, and distributive justice. United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.