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A handbook of children and young people's participation : perspectives from theory and practice

Author: Barry Percy-Smith; Nigel Thomas
Publisher: London [u.a.] Routledge 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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Offers an overview of contemporary theory and practice around children's participation. This book introduces key concepts and debates, and presents a collection of accounts of the diverse ways in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Percy-Smith; Nigel Thomas
ISBN: 0203871073 0415468515 0415468523 9780203871072 9780415468510 9780415468527
OCLC Number: 844348537
Notes: Literaturangaben
Description: XXII, 378 S. Ill., graph. Darst. 25 cm
Contents: Introduction, Nigel Thomas and Barry Percy-Smith Part One: Children's Participation: progress and challenges 1.The realisation of children's participation rights, Gerison Lansdown 2.Challenges of participatory practice with children, Karen Malone and Catherine Hartung 3.Children's participation in Bangladesh, Sarah C. White and Shyamol A. Choudhury Part Two: Learning about Children's Participation in Practice - Contexts for practice - i) Working in particular situations 4.Children's participation in armed conflict and post-conflict peace building, Clare Feinstein, Annette Giertsen and Claire O'Kane 5. The participation of children living in the poorest and most difficult situations, Patricia Ray 6.Dikwankwetla - Children in action: children's participation in law reform process in South Africa, Lucy Jamieson and Wanjiru Mukoma Contexts for practice ii) Working with particular groups 7.Younger children's individual participation in 'all matters affecting the child' Priscilla Alderson 8.Disabled children and participation in the UK, Kate Martin and Anita Franklin 9.Participation among young people with mental health issues, Ann Dadich 10.Advocacy for children in family group conferences, Perpetua Kirby and Sophie Laws Contexts for practice iii) Working in particular cultural contexts 11.Questioning understandings of children's participation, Jan Mason and Natalie Bolzan 12.The construction of childhood and the socialisation of children in Ghana, Afua Twum-Danso 13.Youth participation in indigenous traditional communities, Yolanda Corona Caraveo, Carlos Perez and Julian Hernandez Approaches to practice i) Methods and frameworks 14.Rights through evaluation and understanding children's realities, Vicky Johnson 15.Children's participation in school and community, Renate Kranzl-Nagl and Ulrike Zartler 16.Building towards effective participation, Tiina Sotkasiira, Lotta Haikkola and Liisa Horelli 17.Getting the measure of children and young people's participation, Anne Crowley and Anna Skeels Approaches to practice ii) Strategies and practices 18.Challenging obstacles to the participation of children and young people in Rwanda, Kirrily Pells 19.Child reporters as agents of change, Lalatendu Acharya 20.'Pathways to participation' revisited, Harry Shier 21.The London Secondary School Councils Action research project, Hiromi Yamashita and Lynn Davies Approaches to practice iii) Spaces and structures 22.Children's participation in citizenship and governance, Sara Austin 23.Appraising the effectiveness of Youth Councils in Scotland, Brian McGinley and Ann Grieve 24.A critique of youth parliaments as models of representation for marginalised young people, Alan Turkie 25.Nil desperandum as long as you carpe diem, Jack Lewars 26.Participation in a youth organisation in Turkey, Fahriye Hazer Sancar and Yucel Can Severcan Part Three: New Theoretical Perspectives 27.Children's participation as a struggle over recognition, Robyn Fitzgerald, Anne Graham, Anne Smith and Nicola Taylor 28.Children and deliberative democracy, Tom Cockburn 29.Governance and participation, E. Kay Tisdall 30.After participation: the socio-spatial performance of intergenerational becoming, Greg Mannion 31.Children as active citizens: an agenda for children's civil rights and civic engagement, Joachim Theis Conclusion: Emerging themes and new directions, Barry Percy-Smith and Nigel Thomas
Responsibility: ed. by Barry Percy-Smith and Nigel Thomas
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