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Researching Children'S Perspectives

This book addresses the issues and practicalities surrounding the obtaining of children's views, particularly in the research context, takeing a deliberately and explicitly pluralist stance. Its distinctiveness rests on the scrutiny of methodological issues pertaining to the collection of children's views and practical applications
eBook, English, 1999
Open University Press, Milton Keynes, 1999
1 online resource (258 pages)
9780335232130, 0335232132
Section one: Theoretical and conceptual issues Introduction Researching children's perspectives ethical issues The United Nations Convention on the rights of the child giving children a voice Researching children's perspectives legal issues Researching children's perspectives a psychological dimension Researching children's perspectives a sociological dimension Section two: Practical applications Children and young people and care proceedings A matter of life and death a reflective account of two examples of practitioner research into children's understanding and experience of death and bereavement The educational self-perception of children with Down syndrome Research involving children with severe learning difficulties Let's do it properly inviting children to be researchers Researching 8-13 year olds' perspectives on their experience of religion A 'risky' business researching the health beliefs of children and young children Collecting the views of young people with moderate learning difficulties Falling out of school a young woman's reflections on her chequered experience of schooling Section three: Overview Appendices References Index.