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Dr Rebecca Adami


Associate Professor at the Department of Education, Stockholm University, Sweden



Rebecca Adami specializes in human rights studies on women and UN history, cosmopolitanism and ethics, and children’s rights. She is head of an interdisciplinary masterprogram at Stockholm University on Children's Rights and co-editor of a forthcoming volume on the legal, political and ethical challenges of children's rights.



Adami, R and Dineen, K. (2021). “Discourses of Childism: How COVID-19 Has Unveiled Prejudice, Discrimination and Social Injustice against Children in the Everyday”, The International Journal of Children’s Rights, Vol 29, Issue 2, pp.353-370

Adami, R. (2020), “The moral failure of a discourse on children’s rights”, in Roth “Philosophy of education in a new key: Constraints and possibilities in present times with regard to dignity”, Educational Philosophy and Theory, 5 November 2020

Adami, R. (2016). “The Praxis of Ethics and Justice In Human Rights Learning: Examining the Limits Of Progressive Education”, Ethics and Education, Vol 2, Issue 1, pp.37-47.


Intersectionality and children's rights, childism, and philosophical ethics on the rights of the child.
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