Enhancing Children’s Rights

Connecting Research, Policy and Practice

  • Anne B. Smith

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Anne B. Smith
      Pages 3-14
  3. The Body

  4. Early Childhood Education

  5. Child Protection

  6. Participation, Politics and the Law

  7. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 257-257
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 274-349

About this book


This volume explores how children's rights has influenced research with children and how research can in turn shape policies and practices to enhance children's rights. The book examines the impact children's rights and Childhood Studies has had on how children are constructed and regulated internationally.


Children's rights childhood studies social justice policy children early childhood education child protection play discipline child participation state care family law law care childhood childhood education early childhood education health Nation participation politics service

Editors and affiliations

  • Anne B. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Otago College of EducationDunedinNew Zealand

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