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Children and communities

Author: Paul Henderson; Community Development Foundation (Great Britain); Children's Society (Great Britain)
Publisher: London ; Boulder, Colo., USA : Pluto Press in association with the Community Development Foundation and the Children's Society, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection addresses two crucial and linked questions: how can children participate in decision-making activities which impact on their lives?; and how can children keep hold of their rights in neighbourhoods - play, access, safety - at a time when those rights are severely threatened?
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Genre/Form: Case studies
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Children and communities.
London ; Boulder, Colo., USA : Pluto Press in association with the Community Development Foundation and the Children's Society, ©1995
(OCoLC)621442095
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Henderson; Community Development Foundation (Great Britain); Children's Society (Great Britain)
ISBN: 0745307981 9780745307985 074530799X 9780745307992
OCLC Number: 31606994
Description: xvi, 203 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Penelope Leach --
Introduction: Context and Rationale / Paul Henderson --
Pt. 1. Care and Protection --
1. A Neighbourhood Centre --
Protection and Prevention / Roger Barford, Sarah O'Grady and Ruth Hall --
2. Black Children in Care / Kanchan Jadeja --
3. Children and Young People --
Disadvantage, Community and the Children Act 1989 / Teresa Smith --
Pt. 2. Environment --
4. Children and Traffic Calming / Katy Green --
5. Children and the Environment / Jim Radford --
Pt. 3. Education --
6. School and Community Links / Rupert Prime --
7. Schools and Community / Rachel Hodgkin --
Pt. 4. Neighbourhood --
8. The Fear of Our Own Children / Craig Russell --
9. Places of Childhood / Roger Adams --
10. Belonging and Becoming: The Child Growing Up in Community / Joe Hasler --
Conclusion: Rights, Participation and Neighbourhoods / Peter Newell.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Henderson.

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