Parents' Rights, Consent and Legislation

Roy Parker

in Uprooted

Published by Policy Press

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9781847420145
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447304142 | DOI:
Parents' Rights, Consent and Legislation

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This chapter focuses on the issue of parental rights. It discusses the movement for child protection and the curtailment of parental rights during the late 1880s. The chapter describes two cases which illustrate that it was not unusual for children to be emigrated without their parents' consent.

Keywords: parental rights; children's rights; child protection; child emigration

Chapter.  8362 words. 

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