Children’s and young people’s participation in the decision making process

Hurd, Azora J (2016) Children’s and young people’s participation in the decision making process. In: 26th EECERA Conference, 31st August to 3rd Sept 2016, Dublin, Eire.

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The aim of the research to assess children and young people participation in the decision making processes. Clark, KjØrholt and Moss (2008) The application of the pedagogy of listening opens up other constituents such as body language which must also be understood and is a clear dimension for children's voice and participation. Foley, Roche and Tucker (2001). A critical insight addressing issues of 'problematizing' discourse of childhood concerning the adult listening agenda in respect of treating children more seriously across the varying social, legal, political and cultural contexts. James and Prout (1997). This core and seminal discourse concerns the emerging paradigm of constructing and deconstructing childhood in a number of reflections on contemporary concerns on the way childhood is socially constructed. Landsdown (1995). This work advocates the need to change law, policy and practice in order to realise the UNCRC's minimum standards. Lee. (2003 & 2005). This work importantly examines the emerging conceptual framework of how children are viewed as 'incomplete beings' and are seen as 'human becomings'. Hart's (1992) Participation Ladder Lee (2003 & 2005) children as incomplete beings James and Prout (1997) constructing and deconstruction childhood. Bell (1995) Understanding Adultism Participatory action research through a case study analysis and an interactive group work programme. All ethical aspects was authorised by the University of Birmingham's ethical committee and by Birmingham City Council's research ethics panel. Instructive' form of communication 'Expressive' form of communication 3 R's of Awareness - Respect, Relate, Respond A new way of looking at communicating with children and young people.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Participation, Expressive-dialogue, Instructive-dialogue, Listening, Citizenship
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology. > HV40-69 Social Work
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Health and Social Care > Social Work
Research Priority Areas: Sport, Exercise, Health & Wellbeing
Depositing User: Susan Turner
Date Deposited: 31 May 2016 08:48
Last Modified: 05 Sep 2016 15:19

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