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.



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.

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