Adolescent Health: Policy, Science, and Human Rights
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Adolescent Health: Policy, Science, and Human Rights

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Current policy initiatives that address the health of youth, a group where more than one set of developmental standards may apply, often are based on conflicting evidence. At the same time, the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child has provided an over-arching ethical framework with the goal of ensuring that all children and youth have equal human rights, regardless of...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by McGill-Queen's University Press (first published 2009)
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Sam Grace
Apr 11, 2011 Sam Grace marked it as to-read
Recommended to Sam by: Dr. Stephen Russell
In particular the two chapters that look most interesting to me are:
Ch. 7: Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Adolescence: Policy Implications of Early Age of Sexual Debut, by Roger S. Tonkin, Aileeen Murphy, and Colleen S. Poon (pp. 126-151)
Ch. 13: Application of the Convention on the Rights of the Child to Adolescent Health Policy, by Emily Boyce and William Boyce (pp. 249-276)
Alex
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