Children's human rights : progress and challenges for children worldwide /

Children's human rights are regularly violated around the world. We hear about graphic examples including child soldiers, child prostitutes, and children sold into slavery, but hungry, sick, and orphaned children are equally at risk and more prevalent. In the United States, children suffer simi...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Ensalaco, Mark., Majka, Linda C.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2005.
Series:Children's rights.
Subjects:
Online Access:CONNECT
CONNECT
Description
Summary:Children's human rights are regularly violated around the world. We hear about graphic examples including child soldiers, child prostitutes, and children sold into slavery, but hungry, sick, and orphaned children are equally at risk and more prevalent. In the United States, children suffer similar abuses, but some are unique to the U.S. justice system. Unlike most of the rest of the world, the U.S. is a well-developed western nation in which juvenile offenders can be tried as adults and sentenced to death. This book brings together a wide array of original essays from a variety of academic and.
Physical Description:1 online resource (vii, 278 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780742573079
0742573079