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ERIC Number: EJ897667
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0016-9013
The Debate around the Need for an International Convention on the Rights of Older Persons
Doron, Israel; Apter, Itai
Gerontologist, v50 n5 p586-593 Oct 2010
In recent years, there has been a growing interest and debate around the question, whether there is a need for an international convention on the rights of older persons. The debate around this question is far from simple or consensual. Although there are strong voices in favor, there are also strong arguments against. Moreover, the mere fact that a legal gap exists at the international level is not a sufficient reason for the advancement of a new convention. Hence, the goal of this article will be not only to provide a detailed analysis of the arguments in support and against such a convention but also to propose some specific recommendations for the advancement of such a convention in the future.
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Language: English
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