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The Children’s Perspectives Protocol: A participatory approach to studying child work issues

Woodhead, Martin (1998). The Children’s Perspectives Protocol: A participatory approach to studying child work issues. Radda Barnen, Stockholm.

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Abstract

This is the summary of a research protocol constructed as part of the Radda Barnen project "Children’s perspectives on their working lives", originally published in 1998. It provided the framework for local investigators carrying-out the initial study with 50 groups of working children in diverse occupations in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, The Philippines and Central America.
• The protocol was designed to inform popular assumptions about the impact of work in children's lives with evidence on children's own perception of their situation;
• The protocol is applied in ways sensitive to the local circumstances of working children, and their preferred ways of communicating their experiences;
• The protocol can be adapted to provide systematic, detailed accounts of specific occupational situations in ways that can inform context-appropriate interventions;

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 1998 Radda Barnen and author
Extra Information: Originally published as Appendix II of:
Woodhead M (1998) Children's Perspectives On Their Working Lives: A Participatory Study in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, The Philippines, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua, Stockholm, Radda Barnen, 1998
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: 33593
Depositing User: Martin Woodhead
Date Deposited: 31 May 2012 15:54
Last Modified: 31 May 2012 15:54
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/33593
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