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I Have the Right to Be a Child

By Alain Serres, Aurelia Fronty, and Helen Mixter

Date: 2012
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This children’s picture book provides an overview of children’s rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child—for children and adults alike.

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Litigating the Rights of the Child: The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Edited By Ton Liefaard and Jaap E. Doek

Date: 2015
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This book examines the impact of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on national and international jurisprudence, since its adoption in 1989.

It offers state of the art knowledge on the functions, challenges and limitations of the CRC in domestic, regional and international children’s rights litigation.

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Waging Nonviolent Struggle: 20th Century Practice and 21st Century Potential

By Gene Sharp, Extending Horizons Books, Dexter, MI

Date: 2005
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In this book, Sharp shows how to strategically plan nonviolent struggle that is effective.

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Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership

By Martha Nussbaum, The Belknap Press/Harvard University Press, Cambridge

Date: 2006
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Nussbaum places the question of “What is just?” front and center. She expertly nudges us to be bold and inclusive in our answers and to identify solutions that recognize the intrinsic dignity and rights of others to thrive.

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Eternal Treblinka: Our Treatment of Animals and the Holocaust

By Charles Patterson, Lantern Books, New York

Date: 2002
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Patterson provides an extensively researched explanation of how the historical treatment of animals has provided a model for the horrific treatment of our fellow human beings, and ideas for how we might change the future.

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An Unnatural Order: Uncovering the Roots of Our Domination of Nature and Each Other

By Jim Mason, Simon & Schuster, New York

Date: 1993
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Mason provides evidence on how plants and animals were first dominated and ruled by humans and how an agrarian worldview led to subsequent views of domination and to the humanitarian and environmental crises we face today.

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