Chapter 4. Children, Families, States, and Changing Citizenship

  1. Jacqueline Scott,
  2. Judith Treas and
  3. Martin Richards
  1. Hilary Land

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch4

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

How to Cite

Land, H. (2004) Children, Families, States, and Changing Citizenship, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (eds J. Scott, J. Treas and M. Richards), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221586

Online ISBN: 9780470999004

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Keywords:

  • children;
  • families;
  • states;
  • changing citizenship;
  • language of rights

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Language Of Rights And Reason

  • Children's Right And Adults' Obligations

  • Childhood And Child Welfare

  • The European Convention on Human Rights

  • The Hague Conventions

  • Children's Rights and the US Constitution

  • The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child: Ten Years Later

  • The Challenges and Controversies

  • Parents' Rights and Children's Rights