Dignity Rights: A Response to Peggy Cooper Davis's Little Citizens and Their Families

9 Pages Posted: 1 Jun 2017

Date Written: June 1, 2016

Abstract

Professor Spinak responds to Professor Davis’ comment by considering how the concept of human dignity can be used to reassert human rights – of individual members of the family and the family as an entity – that have been diminished, if not destroyed, by poverty and inequality.

Keywords: family, poverty, equality, children, human rights

Suggested Citation

Spinak, Jane M., Dignity Rights: A Response to Peggy Cooper Davis's Little Citizens and Their Families (June 1, 2016). Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. XLII, 2016, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-555, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2978828

Jane M. Spinak (Contact Author)

Columbia Law School ( email )

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New York, NY 10025
United States

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