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Subjects, objects or participants? Dilemmas of psychological research with children

Woodhead, Martin and Faulkner, Dorothy (2008). Subjects, objects or participants? Dilemmas of psychological research with children. In: Christiansen, Pia and James, Allison eds. Research With Children: Perspectives and Practices. London, UK: Falmer Press / Routledge, pp. 10–39.

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Abstract

About the book: Research with Children is a unique resource book on the methodology of childhood research. Leading and new researchers within the social studies of childhood discuss central questions of epistemology and methodology, demonstrating the links between theory and practice. The theoretical and practical questions are set out in a clear and well-argued fashion and will therefore appeal both to the newcomer to childhood studies and to experienced researchers in the field.
From the introduction: Chapter 1 provides a broad overview of the shifts which have and still are taking place within developmental psychology, noting the obstacles and epistemological barriers which such changes confront.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2008 The Authors
ISBN: 0-7507-0974-X, 978-0-7507-0974-3
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Childhood, Development and Learning
Other Departments > Other Departments
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 12273
Depositing User: Dorothy Faulkner
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2008 08:32
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2013 17:22
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/12273
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