Unreasonable force. New Zealand’s journey towards banning the physical punishment of children

This book tells the story of New Zealand’s struggle to meet its obligations to children under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. It documents the history of the banning of physical punishment of children in New Zealand which was passed into law in 2007. This document is of interest to the public, politicians, child advocates, and those working to reduce violence within the family. It is organized around a core of chapters covering children’s rights and legal issues, the role of religion, child advocacy, civil and political spheres, and the influential role played by the media.

Published 2011-09-15

Document Information

Publication year
2008
Contributor:
Ludbrook, Robert
Format
pdf, 284p.
Rights
© Beth Wood, Ian Hassall and George Hook, 2008.
Creative Commons License
None
Region
Oceania
Content Type
Other Documents
Identifier
ISBN: 978-0-473-13095-4

Document Information

Publication year
2008
Contributor:
Ludbrook, Robert
Format
pdf, 284p.
Rights
© Beth Wood, Ian Hassall and George Hook, 2008.
Creative Commons License
None
Region
Oceania
Content Type
Other Documents
Identifier
ISBN: 978-0-473-13095-4