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Participatory Research with Children and Young People

Participatory Research with Children and Young People

December 2014 | 216 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This book sets out a clear framework for conducting participatory research with children and young people within a discussion of the rights of the child. Through extensive case studies and a close review of contemporary literature, in relation to early childhood through to late adolescence, the book serves as a critical guide to issues in participative research for students and researchers.
The book includes chapters on:
  • Designing your research project
  • Ethical considerations
  • Innovative methods
  • Publication and dissemination.

Introduction: Arguing The Case For Participatory Research With Children And Young People
Developing New Methodological Understandings Of Social Research With Children And Young People
Ethical Questions In Relation To Participatory Research With Children And Young People
Designing A Project With Children And Young People: Investigating The ‘Researchable Question’
A Political Ecology Of Access And Cooperation
Innovative Methods
Issues Of Impact And Sustainability In The Context Of Participatory Design And Construction
Publication And Dissemination
Action And Participation

Excellent text, highly recommended for conducting participatory research.

Mrs Laura Ashton-Goldthorpe
Faculty of Health & Social Care, Edge Hill University
April 7, 2016

This is an excellent book which I have used to teach both undergraduate and postgraduate studies. This is one of the best books to use in teaching Research with Children and Young people. It addresses ethical issues that no other book addresses effectively.

Dr Charles Mugisha
Social Work, Birmingham City University
June 20, 2015

To do excellent participatory research, especially with children, is always a great challenge. The experienced authors of this book wrote a great resource to guide researchers through the challenges and complexities of this type of research. The excellent case studies and much practical advice is very valuable, especially for unexperienced researchers. It also creates an awareness of all the ethical issues involved in doing research with children. Reading this book will empower students to undertake participatory research with children with the necessary confidence.

Dr Jan Grobbelaar
Post-graduate faculty - Practical Theology, South African Theological Seminary
August 11, 2015

This is a useful text however it did not give the level of information I required.

Mrs Ruth Steyert
Functional Skills, Grimsby Institute of HE & FE
May 21, 2015

Excellent book for students engaging in research. Clear and concise information provided for the reader.

Miss Johanne Child
early years, Wakefield College
May 7, 2015

Explains a clear format for students working on participatory research. An excellent resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Ms Caroline Brooks
Faculty of Development & Society, Sheffield Hallam University
April 29, 2015

An excellent resource which gives clear insight into the demands and challenges of research involving this niche population group. The case studies bring the issues to life, allowing the reader to contextualise the issue in more depth

Mr Dominic Cunliffe
School of Sport, Tourism and Languages, Southampton Solent University
April 24, 2015

This provides a context for students who are considering research options. For example, it discusses ethical and power relations implicit with working with young people.

This book is also relevant for developing students awareness of involving children and young people in the evaluation of practice

Mr George Stobbart
School Of Social Sciences And Law, University of Teesside
March 30, 2015

Chapter 6 on Innovative Methods is particularly useful for trainee teachers undertaking action research who wish to engage with the student voice but find it difficult to gauge how to do this

Easily accessible style

Ms Dionne Ross
Faculty of Education and Society, Sunderland University
March 5, 2015

A sound text for all those considering participatory research with children and young people

Ms Allison Dunhill
Education , Hull University
February 8, 2015

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