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Empowering children : children's rights education as a pathway to citizenship

Author: Robert Brian Howe; Katherine Covell
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Empowering Children, R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell assert that educating children about their basic rights is a necessary means not only of fulfilling a country's legal obligations, but also of advancing education about democratic principles and the practice of citizenship. The authors contend that children's rights education empowers children as persons and as rights-respecting citizens in democratic  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Brian Howe; Katherine Covell
ISBN: 0802038573 9780802038579
OCLC Number: 57207858
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Denying children's rights --
2. Fulfilling an obligation --
3. Recognizing children as citizens --
4. Educating for citizenship --
5. Catching citizenship --
6. Confronting the challenges --
App. United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Responsibility: R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell.
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With Empowering Children, R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell have provided a valuable contribution to an emerging field. They make a powerful and persuasive case that provokes and evokes a response. Read more...

 
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