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Human rights and adolescence

Author: Jacqueline Bhabha
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2014]
Series: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Human Rights and Adolescence presents a multifaceted inquiry into the global circumstances of adolescents, focusing on the human rights challenges and socioeconomic obstacles young adults face. Contributors use new research to advance feasible solutions and timely recommendations for a wide range of issues spanning all continents, from relevant international legal norms to neuropsychological adolescent brain  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline Bhabha
ISBN: 9780812246315 0812246314
OCLC Number: 880757781
Description: ix, 367 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Protecting and promoting adolescent rights : the contribution of international law and policy / Jean Zermatten --
Transitions to adulthood in contemporary Italy : balancing sociocultural differences and universal rights / Elena Rozzi --
The science of adolescent brain development and its implications for adolescent rights and responsibilites / Laurence Steinberg --
Building capability and functioning : reframing the rights agenda for adolescents through the lens of disability rights / Victor Pineda --
Adolescent social and emotional development : a developmental science perspective on adolescent human rights / Clea McNeely and Krishna Bose --
Poverty, armed conflict, and organized crime : the impact of violence on young people in Colombia / Christian Salazar Volkmann --
Coming of age in the context of war : reframing the approach to adolescent rights / Theresa S. Betancourt, Katrina Hann, and Moses Zombo --
Wings of the Phoenix : the legacy of violence for adolescents in postconflict reconstruction / Elizabeth Gibbons --
Adolescents in the Colombian armed conflict : recruitment realities and important lessons for their successful reintegration / Katie Naeve --
Young Arabs and evolving realities : linking social and economic rights / Jocelyn DeJong and Mary Kawar --
The challenges facing India in advancing secondary education attainment among adolescent girls / Orla Kelly and Elizabeth A. Newnham --
Rights and realities for vulnerable youth in urban Brazil : challenges in the transition to adulthood / Irene Rizzini and Malcolm Bush --
Youth unemployment : facing and overcoming obstables in partnership / Glaudine Mtshali --
Confined by narrow choices : the stories of Roma adolescents / Margareta Matache and David Mark --
Beginning in the middle : ending the exploitation of adolescents in India / Shantha Sinha --
Indian adolescence and its discontents : transformational solutions through education, skill development, and employment / Neera Burra --
Emerging from the shadows : adolescents with disabilities claim their rights under international law / Kerry Thompson.
Series Title: Pennsylvania studies in human rights.
Responsibility: edited by Jacqueline Bhabha.

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