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Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Special Issue of Child Welfare Journal (Vol. 89, No. 5)



Convention on the Rights of the Child: A Special Issue of Child Welfare Journal (Vol. 89, No. 5) Special Issue
Convention on the Rights of the Child

Edited by Meg Gardinier and Linda Spears

Table of Contents
• Introduction: Why Should the United States Ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child?
• The USA and Non-Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
• The Relevance of U.S. Ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child for Child Health: A Matter of Equity and Social Justice
• Children’s Health in the United States: Assessing the Potential Impact of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child
• In Search of the Highest Attainable Standard of Mental Health for Children
• Compliance Issues Raised by the United States’ Ratification and Implementation of the Education Articles of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
• Companion Piece: The Education Landscape and the Convention on the Rights of the Child
• The Implications of Articles 37 and 40 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child for U.S. Juvenile Justice and U.S. Ratification of the Convention
• Denial of the Child’s Right to Counsel, Voice, and Participation in Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings
• Companion Piece: Convention on the Rights of the Child Special Protection Measures: Overview of Implications and Value for Children in the United States
• U.S. Ratification of the CRC and Reducing Child Poverty: Can We Get There from Here?
• Needs, Rights, and the Human Family: The Practicality of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
• Companion Piece: Needs, Rights, and the Human Family: A Bio-Psycho-Social-Spiritual Perspective
• Child Participation and Positive Youth Development
• Time for USA to Ratify the Child Rights Convention

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