Home » A Better World for Children: Explorations in Morality and Authority by Michael King
A Better World for Children: Explorations in Morality and Authority Michael  King

A Better World for Children: Explorations in Morality and Authority

Michael King

Published February 20th 1997
ISBN : 9780415150187
Paperback
240 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

By exploring such diverse issues as the management of child abuse, legal reforms following sex abuse enquiries, moral explanations for child murderers actions and the limitations of childrens rights campaigns, Michael King examines the ideas of theMoreBy exploring such diverse issues as the management of child abuse, legal reforms following sex abuse enquiries, moral explanations for child murderers actions and the limitations of childrens rights campaigns, Michael King examines the ideas of the social theorist, Niklas Luhmann, and demonstrates how his theory of authopoetic systems compels readers to re-examine exactly what they mean by society. Questioning the relationship between personal morality and political will, it challenges the assumption that changing society is merely a matter of changing attitudes and highlights the pitfalls associated with formulating social reform.