Search for dissertations about: "Children’s rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the words Children’s rights.

  1. 1. International organizations and children’s rights : Norm adoption, pressure tactics and state compliance

    Author : Johanna von Bahr; Jonas Tallberg; Lisa Dellmuth; Jean Grugel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; international organizations; children’s rights; European Union; United Nations; norm adoption; pressure tactics; state compliance; development aid; foreign policy; non-governmental organizations; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the adoption of the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989), the attention given by international organizations (IOs) to children’s rights has increased. This dissertation seeks to identify what this means for the global promotion of children’s rights, by addressing three interrelated questions: 1. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Politics of undocumented migrant childhoods : agency, rights, vulnerability

    Author : Jacob Lind; Anna Lundberg; Michael Strange; Karl Hanson; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Childhood; Undocumented migrants; Agency; Rights; Vulnerability;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I investigate the paradoxical characteristics of political struggles that take place in relation to undocumented migrant childhoods. Drawing on ethnographic research in Birmingham, UK and Malmö, Sweden between 2014 and 2017, I take as my starting point the everyday life experiences of children and families who have experienced living under an immanent risk of deportation. READ MORE

  3. 3. We are all the same, but... : Kenyan and Swedish school children's views on children's rights

    Author : Nina Thelander; Solveig Hägglund; Lynn Davies; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Children´s rights; the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child; education; participation; non-discrimination; universal; children and childhoods; cultural politics of childhood; Pedagogiskt arbete; Educational Work;

    Abstract : This thesis presents a study on how school children in Kenya and Sweden express their views on children’s rights, in particular rights related to participation, non-discrimination, and education. The overall purpose was to explore the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, its claim to be universal and its relevance for children in various school and life contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Legal Ideals and Normative Realities - A case study of children's rights and child labor activity in Paraguay

    Author : Patrik Olsson; Rättssociologiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deficient infrastructure.; exploitation; social injustice; social inequality; poverty; child soldiers; rural poverty; urban poverty; system conditions; will; values; norms; socio-legal; Paraguay; UNCRC; normative reality; legal ideals; Child labor; children s rights; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi; Juvenile law; Rätt rörande minderåriga;

    Abstract : The present study is composed of eight chapters relating to children's rights and child labor activity in the Republic of Paraguay. The problem of child labor in Paraguay is central for this study and the legal ideals that are intended to uphold and strengthen the rights of the child are described and contrasted with the present normative reality in which the children work and live. READ MORE

  5. 5. Home alone : sibling caretakers in León, Nicaragua

    Author : Kjerstin Dahlblom; Lars Dahlgren; Rodolfo Peña; Bengt Höjer; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; sibling caretakers; life skills; school absenteeism; ethnographic approach; children’s participation; children’s rights; developing country; Nicaragua; Public health science; Folkhälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Sibling caretaking, although common across time and cultures, has not been well researched from the carer’s point of view. In Nicaragua, ranked as one of the poorest countries in the Americas, sibling caretaking is common. READ MORE