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Participatory Research with Children and Young People

by Susan Groundwater-Smith, Sue Dockett and Dorothy Bottrell SAGE Publications Ltd
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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.
- Readership

For students and researchers conducting research with children and young people.

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

With a robust review of up-to-date literature, incorporation of practical models of participation, extensive discussion of methods, and a solid explanation of youth as capable, significant participants, this book offers a substantial contribution to the interdisciplinary field of participatory research with children and youth.
Susan Groundwate-Smith is Honorary Professor of Education at the University of Sydney. She has published numerous
works on research methods in Education.

Sue Dockett is Professor, Early Childhood Education, Charles Sturt University, Australia.

Dorothy Bottrell is a Senior Lecturer in Social Pedagogy, in the College of Education, Victoria University Melbourne and Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney.