Edited By Beth Blue Swadener, Laura Lundy, Janette Habashi and Natasha Blanchet-Cohen
Advance praise for CHILDREN’S RIGHTS AND EDUCATION “The editors have assembled a thought-provoking and intellectually engaging collection of essays that demonstrate the benefits that flow from the adoption of a rights-based approach to education in a range of diverse social, cultural, linguistic, and religious contexts. This book deserves the attention of anyone genuinely concerned with the realisation of a child’s right to education.” —John Tobin, Professor, University of Melbourne, a leading children’s rights expert “Be aware! Education and children’s rights are taken seriously in this book. The topics, important and frequently controversial, are illuminated by research, expertise and passion—with particular emphasis on social justice, inclusion, evolving capacities, child agency, and best interests. A rigorous exploration and debate of critical issues is launched and encouraged. The reader is likely to strongly agree and disagree at numerous points—and to be stimulated to do more—all to the good in finding the way forward.” —Stuart N. Hart; Deputy Director, International Institute for Child Rights and Development; Co-Director of Child Rights Education for Professionals (CRED-PRO)
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