ERIC Number: ED163649
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
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Children's Rights: Legal and Educational Issues. Symposium Series/9.
Berkeley, Heather, Ed.; And Others
In recent years, the issue of children's rights has become a focal point of concern and controversy. This collection of papers focuses on children's rights under Canadian laws and in Canadian schools. Papers providing general overviews include "Children's Rights in the Canadian Context" by Chad Gaffield and W. Gordon West and "A Status Report on Child Advocacy in the United States" by Patrick C. Lee. Papers on legal issues include "New and Old Themes in Canadian Juvenile Justice: The Origins of Delinquency Legislation and the Prospects for Recognition of Children's Rights" by Jeffrey S. Leon, "Unmanageable Children in Ontario: A Legal Review" by Karen Weiler, and "A Critique of the Institutional Response to Juvenile Delinquency in Ontario" by Dennis Conly. Papers dealing with educational issues include "Student Rights in Canada: Nonsense upon Stilts?" by Romulo F. Magsino, "School Discipline and Corporal Punishment: An American Retrospect" by Donald R. Raichle, "A Case Study Approach to Discretion in School Discipline" by Michael E. Manley-Casimir, "Schooling and Ethnic Rights" by Vincent R. D'Oyley, "Children's Intellectual Rights" by Robert MacKay, "Family Grouping: A Structural Innovation in Elementary Schools" by Ron Buston, and "School Change and the Implications for Students' Rights" by Glenn Eastabrook. (Author/JM)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Children, Civil Liberties, Corporal Punishment, Correctional Institutions, Delinquency, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Discipline Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Juvenile Courts, Legal Problems, Legislation, School Law, Student Rights, Youth Problems
The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1V6 ($7.25)
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Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto.
Identifiers: Canada; Child Rights; Status Offenders