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ERIC Number: ED448259
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 305
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-85383-470-X
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)
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY.