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

  1. 1.International AcademyFree University BerlinGermany
  2. 2.University Institute Kurt BöschSionSwitzerland
  3. 3.University of AntwerpBelgium

About the authors

KARL HANSON Associate Professor in the Children's Rights Unit at the University Institute Kurt Bösch, Switzerland IVEN SAADI Lecturer at the European Master in Childhood Studies and Children's Rights (EMCR) at the Free University Berlin, Germany WOUTE VENDENHOLE UNICEF Chair in Children's Rights at the University of Antwerp, Belgium

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