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Osler, Audrey; Yahya, Chalank – Education Inquiry, 2013
This paper examines tensions in implementing human rights education (HRE) in schools in Kurdistan-Iraq, both for teachers and for policy-makers, juggling nation-building and its application through schooling and child rights. We draw on documentary sources and fieldwork in two governorates, including classroom observations and interviews with…
Descriptors: Barriers, Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Robinson, Carol – Education Inquiry, 2011
This paper aims to develop understandings around the factors which facilitate and those which constrain implementation of Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989; UN General Assembly Resolution 44/25) in student voice projects. Article 12 is concerned with children being given the right to express their views…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Student Projects, Student Empowerment, Student Participation
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I'Anson, John – Education Inquiry, 2011
This paper begins by considering some of the performative dilemmas associated with the enactment of children's rights by adults. In particular, it is argued that the mobilisation of children's rights often tends to involve multiple forms of "complexity reduction" (Osberg and Biesta, 2010), the net effect of which is to limit children's…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Films, Information Technology, Educational Environment
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Coppock, Vicki – Education Inquiry, 2011
This article draws on theoretical contributions from Michel Foucault, Nikolas Rose and from within the new sociology of childhood to open up for critical analysis and debate contemporary policy and practice initiatives involving the introduction of formal psychotherapeutic education programmes in schools. While the primary focus is the UK, the…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Governance, Neoliberalism, Foreign Countries
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Englund, Tomas – Education Inquiry, 2010
What could the principle of a parental right to educational authority mean for democracy in the long run? Taking its starting point in three models of educational authority, this article questions the current permissive attitude to a parental right in this area. It does so in the light of the shortcomings of such a right with regard to pluralism…
Descriptors: Parent Rights, Public Education, Educational Administration, Democracy