Children’s Rights in International Politics

The Transformative Power of Discourse

  • Anna Holzscheiter

Part of the Transformations of the State book series (TRST)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Anna Holzscheiter
      Pages 1-23
  3. Discursive Practices, Power and Institutions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
  4. Global Childhood Revisited

  5. Drafting the UN Convention — towards a New Image of Childhood

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 253-301

About this book


Provides insights into a lively field of international human rights politics – the protection of children and their rights – by looking at the negotiations leading to the 1989 UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.


human rights Institution international relations politics transformation

Authors and affiliations

  • Anna Holzscheiter
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Political and Social SciencesFreie Universität BerlinGermany

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