Children’s Rights from Below

Cross-Cultural Perspectives

  • Manfred Liebel
  • Karl Hanson
  • Iven Saadi
  • Wouter Vandenhole

Part of the Studies in Childhood and Youth book series (SCY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Manfred Liebel
      Pages 1-5
  3. Contexts of Children’s Rights Discourses

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Manfred Liebel
      Pages 43-59
  4. Theoretical Perspectives

  5. Practical Perspectives

  6. New Frameworks for Children’s Rights from Below

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 241-272

About this book


This book presents an integral, cross-cultural reflection on the social reality of children's rights and citizenship, giving an insight into new perspectives on the history and different concepts of children's rights in a contextualized and localized manner.


children human rights participation

Authors and affiliations

  • Manfred Liebel
    • 1
  • Karl Hanson
    • 2
  • Iven Saadi
    • 1
  • Wouter Vandenhole
    • 3
  1. 1.International AcademyFree University BerlinGermany
  2. 2.University Institute Kurt BöschSionSwitzerland
  3. 3.University of AntwerpBelgium

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