Examining children's rights from a global perspective, Mary John considers how children experience power, being powerful and the transformation of power relationships. She explores this issue, comparing the situation of children to that of powerless minority groups and asking why children are rarely included in debates on social accountability.
Children's Rights and Power: Charging Up for a New Century; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; Part I Powerful People; Chapter 1 'As If': Multiple Representations of the Person; Chapter 2 The Fourth 'P': The Issue of Power; Part II Children and the Economy; Chapter 3 Counting; Chapter 4 Spending: 'Cool' Consumers: Purchasers or Purchased?; Part III Enduring and Surviving; Chapter 5 Whatever Makes You Stronger ... ; Chapter 6 Warriors and Workers; Part IV Children in Charge; Chapter 7 Children at Large: Agency, Participation, Politics and Democracy; Chapter 8 Young Citizens in Action.
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 15th April 2003
Edition Number: 1