Children’s Rights and the Capability Approach

Challenges and Prospects

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ISBN: 978-94-017-9090-1 (Print) 978-94-017-9091-8 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-17

    Introduction

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    Pages 19-41

    Transforming Children’s Rights into Real Freedom: A Dialogue Between Children’s Rights and the Capability Approach from a Life Cycle Perspective

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    Pages 43-65

    Observing Children’s Capabilities as Agency

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    Pages 67-84

    From Evolving Capacities to Evolving Capabilities: Contextualizing Children’s Rights

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    Pages 85-107

    Reconstructing Children’s Concepts: Some Theoretical Ideas and Empirical Findings on Education and the Good Life

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    Pages 109-130

    Children’s Councils Implementation: A Path Toward Recognition?

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    Pages 131-152

    Cross-Fertilizing Children’s Rights and the Capability Approach. The Example of the Right to Be Heard in Organized Leisure

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    Pages 153-173

    The Theoretical Orthodoxy of Children’s and Youth Agency and Its Contradictions: Moving from Normative Thresholds to a Situated Assessment of Children’s and Youth Lives

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    Pages 175-193

    Children’s Rights and the Capability Approach: Discussing Children’s Agency Against the Horizon of the Institutionalised Youth Land

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    Pages 195-212

    The Participation of Children in Care in the Assessment Process

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    Pages 213-231

    The UN Children’s Rights Convention and the Capabilities Approach – Family Duties and Children’s Rights in Tension

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    Pages 233-252

    Children’s Rights Between Normative and Empirical Realms

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    Pages 253-271

    Growing Up in Contexts of Vulnerability: The Challenges in Changing Paradigms and Practices for Children’s and Adolescents’ Rights in Brazil and Mexico

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 273-293