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Implementing the Right to Education in England

  • Julian Lonbay
Part of the Southampton Studies in International Policy book series (SSIP)

Abstract

This chapter analyses the right to education as enshrined in the International Bill of Rights and other human rights treaties adhered to by the United Kingdom. It then assesses how the UK, particularly England, has implemented the international norms.

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State Parti Corporal Punishment European Convention Religious Instruction Universal Declaration 
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Notes

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© Ralph Beddard and Dilys M. Hill 1992

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