Table of contents for The best interests of the child : reconciling culture and human rights / edited by Philip Alston.

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Conceptual Issues:

The Best Interests Principle: Towards a Reconciliation of Culture and Human Rights, P. Alston

The Best Interests of the Child - Principles and Problems,, Stephen Parker, Professor of Law at Griffith University, Queensland

The Interests of the Child and the Child's Wishes: The Role of Dynamic Self-Determinism, John Eekelaar, Fellow and Tutor in Law at Pembroke College, Oxford and Reader in Law at the University of Oxford

Cultural Transformation and Normative Consensus on the Best Interests of the Child, Abdullahi An-Na-Na'im, Executive Director of Africa Watch, Washington DC

The Concept of the Child's Best Interests in the Changing Economic and Social Context of Sub-Saharan Africa, Bart Rwezaura, formerly Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Dar es Salaam, now at the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong

Applying the Principle in National Contexts:

The Best Interests of the Child: A South Asian Perspective, Savitri Goonesekere, Attorney-at-Law, Professor of Law, and former Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Open University of Sri Lanka

School and Sadza: Custody and the Best Interests of the Child in Zimbabwe, Alice Armstrong, Regional Coordinator of the Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Trust (WLSA)

Custody and the Best Interests of the Child. Another View from Zimbabwe, Fareda Banda, English Law Commission

The Best Interests of the Child - The Case of Burkina Faso, Akila Belembaogo

Modalities of the Best Interests Principle in education, Adel Azer, Professor at the National Center for Social and Criminological Research (NSCCR) Cairo, consultant to UNICEF in Cairo

The Best Interests Principle in French Law and Practice, Jacqueline Rubellin-Devichi, Professor of Private Law at the University of Lyon 3

The Best Interests of Children and Children's School Experience in Japan, Satoshi Minamikata, Professor of Law at Niigata University


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Children -- Legal status, laws, etc.
International relations and culture.
Human rights.