Bibliographic Details

Child law : children's rights and collective obligations / Laura Westra ; with foreword by Roger Brownsword.

Author / Creator Westra, Laura, author.
Imprint Cham ; Heidelberg ; New York ; Dordrecht ; London : Springer, [2014]
Description xiii, 178 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Language English
Subject Children -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Children (International law)
Children's rights.
Children (International law)
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Children's rights.
Format Print, Book
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Other authors / contributors Brownsword, Roger, writer of preface.
ISBN 3319050702 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9783319050706 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Who is a child? : the protection of children's rights
  • The child's life, health, and development rights
  • The child's right to non-discrimination
  • Child law in the international context : exploitation, abuse, and the limits of labour laws
  • Child law : conflicts, violence, and forced displacement
  • Concluding thoughts and a plea to reconsider legal regimes affecting the child.