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Title A child's right to a healthy environment / James Garbarino, Garry Sigman (eds.).
Imprint New York ; Heidelberg : Springer, 2010.

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Series The Loyola University symposium on the human rights of children ; v. 1
Loyola University symposium on the human rights of children ; v. 1.
Subject Children's rights -- Congresses.
Children -- Health and hygiene -- Congresses.
Environmental justice -- Congresses.
Children's rights.
Child Welfare.
Social Environment.
Human Rights.
Alt Name Garbarino, James.
Sigman, Garry.
Description 1 online resource (235 pages) : illustrations.
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A Child's Right to a HealthyEnvironment; Copyright; Preface; About the Editors; Contents; Contributors; Part I: Perspectives on HealthyEnvironments for Children; Chapter 1: "To Such as These, the Kingdom of Heaven Belongs"1: Religious Faith as a Foundation for Children's Rights2; Chapter 2: Preventing Childhood Malaria: Strategies That Work Today and Directions for the Future; Chapter 3: A Case Study of a Partnership in Chicago to Prevent Childhood Lead Poisoning; Part II: Why Is Protecting the Human Rightsof Children so Difficult?
Summary It's a startling reality that more American children are victims - and perpetrators - of violence than those of any other developed country. Yet unlike the other nations, the United States has yet to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Compelling, readable, and interdisciplinary, "A Child's Right to a Healthy Environment" provides an abundance of skilled observation, important findings, and keen insights to place children's well-being in the vanguard of human rights concerns, both in the United States and globally. Within this volume, authors examine the.
ISBN 9781441967916
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-1-4419-6791-6
OCLC # 676698504
Additional Format Print version: Child's right to a healthy environment. New York ; Heidelberg : Springer, 2010 9781441968050 (OCoLC)662400362

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