Researching Children's Perspectives
"This is a book which I will return to over time. It carries a powerful, and empowering, message about the task of researching children's views...(It) deserves to find an automatic place in staffroom libraries. I happily recommed it." - Support for Learning"
The 1990s have been marked by a growing emphasis, in various professional contexts, on obtaining the views of clients, including children. This position is an international one, shared across the developed world, and encapsulated in the UN Convention on the rights of the child. This book addresses the issues and practicalities surrounding the obtaining of children's views, particularly in the research context. The book takes 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. The book is structured around two main sections. Section 1 examines five aspects of theoretical and conceptual issues (ethical issues and codes of conduct, children's rights, the legal perspective, developmental dimensions and sociological issues). Section 2 illustrates these aspects by focusing on methods and applications in obtaining children's views in specific projects.
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For example , a normally capable 15 - year - old may not be in a position to give informed consent for a particular research into an issue relating closely to a significant aspect of the young person's emotional life .
The subjects were exposed to various apparatus to produce emotional responses . The purpose was to assess facial expressions of emotion . There were 17 situations , including the playing of jazz and technical music ...
Using drawings to make inferences about a child's personality or emotional state is highly suspect process . As Thomas and Jolley ( 1998 ) conclude that children's drawings on their own are too complexly determined and inherently ...
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