Dr Noam Peleg

LLB (TAU), LLM (Public Law, TAU), LLM (Human Rights Law, UCL), PhD (UCL)

Noam Peleg is a senior lecture at the Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales. His main research and teaching areas are international children’s rights law, family law, and socio legal studies. He has published and presented widely on children’s rights matters, and consulted non-governmental organisations on various children’s law related issues. His book ‘The Child’s Right to Development’ was published last week by Cambridge University Press. He is also the book review editor and member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Children’s Rights. Before moving to academia, Noam practiced law in a number of human rights NGO’s, where he represented children in courts.

Book Chapters

Peleg N; Tobin J, 2019, 'Article 6: The Rights to Life, Survival and Development', in Tobin J (ed.), The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child A Commentary, Oxford University Press, pp. 186 - 236, https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-un-convention-on-the-rights-of-the-child-9780198262657?cc=au&lang=en&

Peleg N, 2018, 'Developing the Right to Development', in Freeman M (ed.), Children's Rights: New Issues, New Themes, New Perspectives, Brill, pp. 109 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004358829

Peleg N, 2018, 'International Children’s Rights Law: General Principles', in Kilkelly U; Liefaard T (ed.), International Human Rights of Children, Springer, pp. 135 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3182-3_5-1

Peleg N, 2017, 'Commentary on Re T (A Minor) (Wardship: Medical Treatment)', in Stalford H; Hollingsworth K; Gilmore S (ed.), REWRITING CHILDREN'S RIGHTS JUDGMENTS: FROM ACADEMIC VISION TO NEW PRACTICE, HART PUBL, pp. 245 - 251, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000459183300013&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Peleg N; Diduck A; Reece H, 2015, 'Introduction', in Law in Society: Reflections on Children, Family, Culture and Philosophy, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004261495

Peleg N, 2014, 'Reconceptualising the child's right to development: Children and the capability approach', in The Future of Children's Rights, pp. 386 - 404, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004271777_019

Peleg N, 2012, 'Time to Grow Up: The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child's Jurisprudence of the Right to Development', in Law and Childhood Studies: Current Legal Issues, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652501.003.0022

Peleg N, 2012, 'What Do We Mean When We Speak About Children’s Right to Development?', in The Sovereignty of Children in Law, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 134 - 156


Peleg N, 2019, The Child's Right to Development, Cambridge University Press, https://www.cambridge.org/au/academic/subjects/law/human-rights/childs-right-development?format=HB

Diduck A; Peleg N; Reece H, 2015, Law in Society: Reflections on Children, Family, Culture and Philosophy Essays in Honour of Michael Freeman, Brill - Nijhoff

Journal articles

Peleg N, 2018, 'Marginalisation by the court: The case of Roma children and the European Court of Human Rights', Human Rights Law Review, vol. 18, pp. 111 - 131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hrlr/ngx040

Peleg N, 2018, 'Illusion of inclusion: challenging universalistic conceptions in international children’s rights law', Australian Journal of Human Rights, vol. 24, pp. 326 - 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1323238X.2018.1542924

Peleg N, 2017, 'Developing the Right to Development', International Journal of Children's Rights, vol. 25, pp. 380 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15718182-02502015

Peleg N, 2015, 'A Guide to Resources', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHILDRENS RIGHTS, vol. 23, pp. 477 - 478, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15718182-02302004

Peleg N, 2013, 'Reconceptualising the child's right to development: Children and the capability approach', International Journal of Children's Rights, vol. 21, pp. 523 - 542, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15718182-02103003


Peleg N; Salter M, 2019, Submission to the Online Safety Charter consultation

Peleg N, 2014, Reconceptualizing Children's Rights in International Development, BRILL ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15718182-55680140

Peleg N, 2012, Children and Youth in the Digital Media Culture from a Nordic Horizon, BRILL ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/157181812X620594


McGarrity N; Hardy KA; Ananian-Welsh R; Tulich T; Peleg N; Lynch A, 2015, Submission to Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security Inquiry into Counter-Terrorism Legislation Amendment Bill (No 1) 2015, Australia

Peleg N; Hunter, 2015, Children’s Champions and Pre-Recording of Evidence

Children's rights

Family Law