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Authors: Katrien Herbots and Johan Put

1 Introduction Over the past decades, a great deal of attention has been given to child participation as well as the child’s right to participate, and in particular to Article 12 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted on 20 November 1989. One of the fundamental

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights
Author: Meda Couzens

1 Introduction Systematic child participation in democratic governance is a slowly developing area. The absence of enabling legislation and adequate structures to promote meaningful participation of children in democratic processes, contribute to this slow development. 1 This raises the

In: The International Journal of Children's Rights

difference, but they might still be complicit, or, as we will understand this notion, participate in a group of agents who together make a difference. Julia Nefsky has argued that such participation-based reasons are undermined by, what she calls, the “superfluity problem.” The contribution of our paper is

In: Journal of Moral Philosophy