Children, Families and Violence
Challenges for Children's Rights
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Children, Families and Violence by Brian Howe
Book DescriptionThis book examines the risk factors surrounding children at risk of experiencing and perpetrating violence, and looks at the positive role that children's rights can play in their protection. The authors propose that violence in childhood is not spontaneous: that children are raised to become violent in poorly functioning families and child-unfriendly environments. They may be exposed to toxic substances in utero, to maltreatment in infancy, to domestic violence or parental criminality as they grow up. Each of these risk factors is empirically linked with the development of antisocial and aggressive behaviour, and each reflects a violation of children's rights to protection from maltreatment. The authors show how respecting children's rights and safeguarding them from exposure to violence can shift the balance between risk and protective factors and, as a result, reduce the incidence and severity of childhood violence. This book will be essential reading for professionals working in child protection or with young offenders, academics, students, practitioners and policy-makers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843106982
(234mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Brian Howe
Katherine Covell is Professor of Psychology and Executive Director of the Children's Rights Centre at Cape Breton University in Nova Scotia, Canada. Her research and teaching is focused on the developmental implications of the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child. She is the recipient of two excellence in teaching awards, and has published widely on children's rights research. Brian Howe is Professor of Political Science and a co-founder and co-director of the Children's Rights Centre at Cape Breton University. He is a specialist in the fields of public policy and law, children's rights, and human rights. He has published widely in the field of children's rights and human rights and is the co-author of Empowering Children: Children's Rights Education as a Pathway to Citizenship and The Challenge of Children's Rights for Canada. The Challenge was nominated for two national awards in Canada for best books on public policy.
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