ERIC Number: EJ450806
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Human Rights in the Classroom: Teaching the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Balton, David A.
Social Education, v56 n4 p210-12 Apr-May 1992
Discusses the history of human rights and international law deriving from major philosophical trends. Suggests the use of Supreme Court cases dealing with student rights to illustrate to students the philosophical basis of rights relating to their own experience. Emphasizes that rights involve a relationship between individuals and the government and are not absolute. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: New Jersey v TLO; United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child