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Children and the European Court of Human Rights

Claire Fenton-Glynn


This book provides a comprehensive and detailed overview of the jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights as it relates to children. Covering areas including juvenile justice, the immigration system, and education and religion, as well as family life, child protection, and adoption, it undertakes a comprehensive examination of the way in which the Court has approached the rights of children, both in relation to their parents and in relation to the state. In doing so, it tracks the evolution of the Court’s treatment of children’s rights, from its inauspicious and paternalistic beginni ... More

Keywords: children’s rights, European Court of Human Rights, European Convention on Human Rights

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198787518
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198787518.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Claire Fenton-Glynn, author
Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Cambridge