Introduction to the Special Issue on Children’s and Adolescents’ Rights

Anca Gheaus 1  and Sabine Hohl 2
  • 1 Political Science, Central European University, Quellenstraße 51, 1100, Vienna, Austria
  • 2 Philosophy, Universität Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Anca Gheaus and Sabine Hohl

Abstract

Recent philosophical work on children and childhood has revealed many new questions concerning minors’ rights. This special issue of Moral Philosophy and Politics offers new contributions to the topics of paternalism, the nature of the right to parent and children’s voting. It also contains articles about the so far less explored questions of adolescents’ parental rights, minors’ rights against the harms of parental imprisonment, and their right to veto their own parents’ decision to relocate.

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