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Book review: The Disabled Child’s Participation Rights

Lecturer in health and social care Polly Lee reviews The Disabled Child’s Participation Rights.
The Disabled Childs Participation Rights

The Disabled Childs Participation Rights

Anne-Marie Callus and Ruth Farrugia

Routledge

95.00 | 172pp

ISBN: 9781472428578

All children should be protected by the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of Child, and children with disabilities should also be protected by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

This book examines these conventions extensively, and focuses on the rights of children to makes choices about their health, education, home life and relationships. The book also outlines how these rights are promoted and safeguarded.

Reflective reading

Children are not always assured participation rights and the book examines relevant case law in various European states. By doing so, it stimulates readers to reflect on their own understanding and practice.

This is primarily a reference book on disability studies and

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The Disabled Child’s Participation Rights

The Disabled Childs Participation Rights

Anne-Marie Callus and Ruth Farrugia

Routledge

£95.00 | 172pp

ISBN: 9781472428578

All children should be protected by the United Nations (UN)  Convention on the Rights of Child, and children with disabilities should also be protected by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

This book examines these conventions extensively, and focuses on the rights of children to makes choices about their health, education, home life and relationships. The book also outlines how these rights are promoted and safeguarded.

Reflective reading

Children are not always assured participation rights and the book examines relevant case law in various European states. By doing so, it stimulates readers to reflect on their own understanding and practice.

This is primarily a reference book on disability studies and childhood studies for the library, but would also be useful to professionals who work with children with disabilities.


Reviewed by Polly Lee, lecturer in health and social care, South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, Bristol.

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