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Children, politics and communication : participation at the margins

Author: Nigel Thomas
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2009.
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"Children, politics and communication" questions many of the conventional ways in which children are perceived. It is about how they communicate and engage, how they organise themselves and their  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Thomas
ISBN: 1847421830 9781847421838 9781847421845 1847421849
OCLC Number: 699321611
Description: IX, 204 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Children, politics and communication ~ Nigel Thomas; Charting change in the participatory settings of childhood: a very modest beginning ~ Roger Hart; Children's autonomous organisation: reflections from the ground ~ Vicky Johnson; The children of Loxicha: participation beyond the UNCRC rhetoric? ~ Anne-Marie Smith; Displaced children's participation in political violence: towards greater understanding of mobilisation ~ Jason Hart; Between a rock and a hard place: negotiating age and identity in the UK asylum system ~ Heaven Crawley; Understanding silences and secrets when working with unaccompanied asylum-seeking children ~ Ravi Kohli; Doing Britishness: multilingual practices, creativity and criticality of British Chinese children ~ Li Wei with Zhu Hua and Chao-Jung Wu; Closings in young children's disputes: resolution, dissipation and teacher intervention ~ Amelia Church; Keeping connected: textual cohesion and textual selves, how young people stay together online ~ Julia Davies; Conclusion: autonomy, dialogue and recognition ~ Nigel Thomas.
Responsibility: ed. by Nigel Thomas.
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"Focusing on children who live at the margins of society, this book presents strong arguments for taking their knowledge, experience and wishes seriously as contributions to social and political Read more...

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