What's Wrong with Children's Rights

ISBN-10: 0674025466
ISBN-13: 9780674025462
Authors: Martin Guggenheim
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"Children's rights": the phrase has been a legal battle cry for twenty-five years. But as this provocative book by a nationally renowned expert on children's legal standing argues, it is neither possible nor desirable to isolate children from the interests of their parents, or those of society as a whole. From foster care to adoption to visitation rights and beyond, Martin Guggenheim offers a trenchant analysis of the most significant debates in the children's rights movement, particularly those that treat children's interests as antagonistic to those of their parents. Guggenheim argues that "children's rights" can serve as a screen for the interests of adults, who may have more to gain…    

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Martin Guggenheim is Fiorello LaGuardia Professor of Clinical Law at New York University.


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Harvard University Press Number of pages: 320 Dimensions: 5.43" wide x 7.99" long x 0.86" tall Weight: 0.748 lbs. Language: English