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Fernekes, William R. – Social Education, 1992
Argues that childrens' rights should be taught in the social studies curriculum. Suggests that study of the components of the U.N. convention on childrens' rights (provision, protection, and participation) is integral to achieving major citizenship goals. Includes global education, interdependence, culture, change, scarcity, and conflict as…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Curriculum Development
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Edmonds, Beverly C. – Social Education, 1992
Suggests that the United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child challenges teachers to address rights representing a consensus on minimum standards. Compares the U.S. view of food, shelter, health care, and rehabilitation as legislative entitlements, rather than as the rights they are seen as in other nations. Discusses cultural diversity,…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Children, Childrens Rights
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Cantwell, Nigel – Social Education, 1992
Traces development of idea of special rights for children. Describes United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child as change in view of children's rights as part of human rights. Includes innovations such as participation rights, rehabilitation for children suffering exploitation or cruelty, and articles on adoption and administration of…
Descriptors: Adoption, Children, Childrens Rights, Developing Nations
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Nader, Ralph – Social Education, 1992
Discusses projects used by some teachers, texts, and other instructional materials for teaching the responsibility and participatory aspects of citizenship. Suggests that texts currently in use neglect teaching the protection of rights. Argues that corporations do more educating than schools through their commercials. Questions how some teachers…
Descriptors: Activism, Advertising, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education
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Van Bueren, Geraldine – Social Education, 1992
Considers what rights children should have in their education. Argues that international tribunals should consider whether children have the right to participate in decisions about the type of education they receive and what rights they have under international law if they disagree with their parents' choices. Describes the convention and urges…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Discipline Policy, International Law, Parent Rights
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Miljeteig-Olssen, Per – Social Education, 1992
Discusses the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child as it seeks to establish the right of children to participate in discussions and decisions about their own situations. Includes action taken by children around the world to promote participation. Stresses the necessity of participation to become responsible, active citizens in a democracy.…
Descriptors: Children, Childrens Rights, Citizenship Education, Democracy
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Harris, Bruce – Social Education, 1992
Describes the problem of police violence against street children in Guatemala. Includes details of cases, the problems of street children, and the work of Covenant House in trying to help and protect children. Argues that only education about human rights can obtain and preserve rights for children. (DK)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs, Childrens Rights
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Kobus, Doni Kwolek – Social Education, 1992
Examines multicultural and global education in relation to the growing concern for equity and social justice in the social studies curriculum. Suggests that global education studies global equity, whereas multicultural education teaches national equity. Argues that both types of programs, if well-designed and implemented, can fulfill the U.N.…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Cultural Awareness
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Wilson, Des – Social Education, 1992
Discusses the use of multimedia for teaching human rights in Nigerian schools. Describes the curriculum as almost completely monocultural. Argues that human rights education must be approached within traditional interests and based on what people already know. Urges the demystification of rights. Warns that human rights reflect a Eurocentric…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Citizenship Education, Civil Liberties, Elementary School Curriculum
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Nikitin, Anatoly F. – Social Education, 1992
Discusses the changing concept of human rights and important freedoms as the Soviet Union moved away from Communism toward democracy. Describes steps that have been taken in human rights education by various nongovernmental organizations. Suggests that the first priority is to educate children about human rights and, in so doing, develop the…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Citizenship Education, Civil Liberties, Democracy
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Social Education, 1992
Suggests a bibliography dealing with the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child. Lists sources for copies of the convention, basic sources, curricular materials, videos, and organizations. Includes works on children's rights under U.S. law and the right to education. (DK)
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Educational Resources, Instructional Materials, Organizations (Groups)
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Lampert, Julie – Social Education, 1992
Discusses highlights of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child that a student outlines in a letter to Senator William Bradley of New Jersey. Includes children's needs and problems. Describes the health care situation in the United States and its effect on children from poor families. Argues that the convention contains many advantages and…
Descriptors: Child Health, Child Welfare, Childrens Rights, International Cooperation
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Schlene, Vickie J. – Social Education, 1992
Provides a sampling of citations in the ERIC database on children's rights. Includes human rights education, United Nations' conventions, state takeovers of local school districts, and federal law as it affects student rights. Covers child abuse, corporal punishment, child welfare, and child advocacy. (DK)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Children
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Balton, David A. – Social Education, 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…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Due Process, Federal Government
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Ty, Reynaldo R. – Social Education, 1992
Discusses the teaching of children's rights in the Philippines. Suggests that the provisions of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child remain ineffective if not disseminated in companion programs. Argues that no rights exist without obligations. Describes nongovernmental organization, broadcast media, and government programs. (DK)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Child Advocacy, Child Welfare, Childhood Needs
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