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Children and young people's participation

Kellett, Mary (2009). Children and young people's participation. In: Montgomery, Heather and Kellett, Mary eds. Children and young people's worlds: Developing frameworks for integrated practice. Bristol: Policy press, pp. 43–60.

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This chapter examines the multidimensional nature of chidlren's participation from a UK perspective, exploring the myths, challenging the rhetoric and evaluating the impact on chidlren's lived experiences. It concludes with a case study about a group of young people with learning difficulties who undertook their own research into barriers to their meaningful participation in youth decision-making fourms.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: Policy Press
ISBN: 1-84742-388-4, 978-1-84742-388-7
Keywords: Social conditions; Youth; Child development; Cross-cultural studies; Services for children
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Childhood, Development and Learning
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 17853
Depositing User: Mary Kellett
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2009 09:14
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2012 09:14
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