Children's Health and Children's Rights by Michael Freeman

By Michael Freeman

This assortment bargains a chain of essays highlighting a number of the such a lot debatable of up to date matters when it comes to young ones, drugs and healthiness care together with the participation rights of youngsters, genetic checking out, male circumcision, organ donation, gender reassignment, the rights of autistic young ones, anorexia nervosa. Essays are written through a number best students throughout quite a number disciplines. a few of the essays during this assortment have been formerly released within the overseas magazine of kid's Rights.

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Montgomery. Health Care Choices: Making Decisions with Children. (London: Institute for Public Policy Research, 1996). Alderson, P. Young Children’s Rights: Exploring Beliefs, Principles and Practice. (London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2000). Arnstein, S. “Eight Rungs on the Ladder of Citizen Participation”, Journal of American Institute of Planners 1969, (35(4)), 216–224. Badham, B. “Participation – For a Change. Disabled Young People Lead the Way”, Children and Society 2004, (18(2)), 143–154.

However, many premature babies put much energy and concentration into surviving as if, consciously or not, they value their life. When William (all the babies’ names have been changed), born at 30 weeks, was aged 9 months, his mother was interviewed while she bottle-fed him. He still had a look of intense anxious concentration as he managed his breathing and struggled to suck and to cope, it seemed, with a bloated feeling after each short feed. Like some other babies, from soon after birth William gazed at his mother’s face, as if he depended on her loving support.

And J. Emanuel. Positive Participation: Consulting and Involving Young People in Health-Related Work: A Planning and Training Resource. (London: Health Education Authority, 1998). Coombe, V. Up For It: Getting Young People Involved in Local Government. (London: The National Youth Agency, 2002). CR Team, Article 12. Respect! A Report Into How Well Article 12 of the United Nations Convention On The Rights Of The Child Is Put Into Practice Across The UK. (Nottingham: Article 12, Voluntary Action Centre, 1999).

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