A Child's Right to a Healthy Environment

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-6789-3 (Print) 978-1-4419-6791-6 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Perspectives on Healthy Environments for Children

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-30

      “To Such as These, the Kingdom of Heaven Belongs”: Religious Faith as a Foundation for Children’s Rights

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      Pages 31-42

      Preventing Childhood Malaria: Strategies That Work Today and Directions for the Future

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      Pages 43-71

      A Case Study of a Partnership in Chicago to Prevent Childhood Lead Poisoning

  3. Why Is Protecting the Human Rights of Children so Difficult?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

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      Pages 75-104

      Spare the Rod: Why Are More American Children Victims and Perpetrators of Violence Than Those of Any Other Developed Country?

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      Pages 105-121

      Promoting a Protective Environment for Children Affected by Disaster and War

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      Pages 123-135

      When Rights and Needs Collide

  4. Human Rights as a Tool for Social Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 137-137

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      Pages 139-148

      The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: An Instrument for Creating a Healthy Environment for the Child

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      Pages 149-161

      The Right to a Family Environment for Children of Prisoners

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      Pages 163-181

      A Child’s Right to an Environment That Prevents Obesity: Ethical Considerations

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      Pages 183-198

      Anchoring and Empowering Children: A Child’s Right to Participation Within a Healthy Environment

  5. Cultural and Social Impediments to a Healthy Environment for Children

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199

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      Pages 201-222

      Child Slavery and the Global Economy: Historical Perspectives on a Contemporary Problem

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      Pages 223-243

      In Harm’s Way in America: The Burden of Gun Violence

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      Pages 245-252

      The Right to a Healthy Social Environment: Protecting Children from Social Toxicity

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 253-254