ERIC Number: ED448259
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Cities for Children: Children's Rights, Poverty and Urban Management.
Bartlett, Sheridan; Hart, Roger; Satterthwaite, David; de la Barra, Ximena; Missair, Alfredo
This book is designed to help local authorities work to make their cities better places for children and adolescents. It examines the responsibilities that authorities face in this regard, discussing practical measures for meeting those challenges in the context of limited resources and multiple demands. There are 14 chapters in 3 parts. Part 1 "Understanding Children's Rights and Development," includes: (1) "The Convention on the Rights of the Child," (2) "Children's Development," and (3) "Stable Families." Part 2, "Working for Urban Children's Rights," includes (4) "Prenatal and Birth Environments," (5) "Housing for Children," (6) "Community Health," (7) "Neighbourhoods for Children," (8) "Child Care," (9) "Schools," (10) "Working Children," (11) "Street-Based Children," and (12) "Juvenile Justice." Part 3, "Governance for Children's Rights," includes (13) "The Context of Local Government" and (14) "Practical Implications for Local Government." (Contains 341 bibliographic references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Development, Child Health, Child Welfare, Children, Childrens Rights, Community Health Services, Day Care, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Life, Government Role, Housing Needs, Juvenile Justice, Neighborhoods, Poverty, Prenatal Care, Quality of Life, Urban Areas
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY.