Human Rights and Adolescence / edited by Jacqueline Bhabha.
Contributor(s): Bhabha, Jacqueline [editor.].Material type: BookSeries: Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights.Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, Copyright date: ©2014Description: 1 online resource(376 p.) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780812290110.Subject(s): Teenagers -- Civil rights | Teenagers -- Legal status, laws, etc | Teenagers -- Social conditions | Grundrecht | Human Rights | Jugend | Menschenrecht | Political Science | Social Sciences | Soziale Situation | Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie, Anthropologie | Teenagers -- Civil rights | Teenagers -- Legal status, laws, etc | Teenagers -- Social conditionsDDC classification: 305.2 | 305.2350973 Online resources: Click here to access online | Cover
Frontmatter -- CONTENTS -- Introduction. The Importance of a Rights- Based Approach to Adolescence Jacqueline Bhabha -- 1. Protecting and Promoting Adolescent Rights: The Contribution of International Law and Policy / Zermatten, Jean -- 2. Transitions to Adulthood in Contemporary Italy: Balancing Sociocultural Diff erences and Universal Rights / Rozzi, Elena -- 3. The Science of Adolescent Brain Development and Its Implications for Adolescent Rights and Responsibilities / Steinberg, Laurence -- 4. Building Capability and Functioning: Reframing the Rights Agenda for Adolescents Th rough the Lens of Disability Rights / Pineda, Victor -- 5. Adolescent Social and Emotional Development: A Developmental Science Perspective on Adolescent Human Rights / McNeely, Clea ; Bose, Krishna -- 6. Poverty, Armed Conflict, and Organized Crime: The Impact of Violence on Young People in Colombia / Volkmann, Christian Salazar -- 7. Coming of Age in the Context of War: Reframing the Approach to Adolescent Rights / Betancourt, Theresa S. ; Hann, Katrina ; Zombo, Moses -- 8. Wings of the Phoenix: The Legacy of Violence for Adolescents in Postconflict Reconstruction / Gibbons, Elizabeth -- 9. Adolescents in the Colombian Armed Conflict: Recruitment Realities and Important Lessons for Their Successful Reintegration / Naeve, Katie -- 10. Young Arabs and Evolving Realities: Linking Social and Economic Rights / DeJong, Jocelyn ; Kawar, Mary -- 11. The Challenges Facing India in Advancing Secondary Education Attainment Among Adolescent Girls / Kelly, Orla ; Newnham, Elizabeth A. -- 12. Rights and Realities for Vulnerable Youth in Urban Brazil: Challenges in the Transition to Adulthood / Rizzini, Irene ; Bush, Malcolm -- 13. Youth Unemployment: Facing and Overcoming Obstacles in Partnership / Mtshali, Glaudine -- 14. Confined by Narrow Choices: The Stories of Roma Adolescents / Matache, Margareta ; Mark, David -- 15. Beginning in the Middle: Ending the Exploitation of Adolescents in India / Sinha, Shantha -- 16. Indian Adolescence and Its Discontents: Transformational Solutions Through Education, Skill Development, and Employment / Burra, Neera -- 17. Emerging from the Shadows: Adolescents with Disabilities Claim Their Rights Under International Law / Thompson, Kerry -- List of Contributors -- Index -- Acknowledgments.
Human Rights and Adolescence presents a multifaceted inquiry into the global circumstances of adolescents, focused on the human rights challenges and socioeconomic obstacles young adults face.
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Jacqueline Bhabha is Director of Research at the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard School of Public Health.
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