Ciudadanía Y Derechos De Participación De Los Niños

- Lourdes Gaitán y Manfred Liebel

After more than 20 years since the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child it continues opened the reflection on how children's participation is put into effect in democratic societies. 

This book tries to show an emancipatory vision of the children’s human rights. Based on facts of everyday life, it is analyzed how children perceive their rights and how they could get the most out of them. The text shows how children and teens can gain the confidence and self esteem necessary to cope with their life situations and to ensure public presence and citizenship. It also explains the political conditions to be created for it.

The book aims to be useful for all professionals working with children, educators, teachers, social workers, mediators, psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, educators, lawyers ... also for the institutions that have responsibility for the design of policies and plans or programs intervention, whether in national contexts or in the field of international cooperation. In addition to media professionals, who are key elements to perpetuate prejudice, or to break down myths in the collective perception of the reality of children today.

ISBN: 9788497567565


Children’s Rights European Academic Network (CREAN)
c/o Centre for Children’s Rights Studies
University of Geneva, Valais Campus
Chemin de l’Institut 18
CH – 1967 Bramois (Sion)
Tel. +41 (0)27 205 73 06