Adult's involvement in children's participation : juggling children's places and spaces
Wyness, Michael G.. (2009) Adult's involvement in children's participation : juggling children's places and spaces. Children & Society, Vol.23 (No.6). pp. 395-406. ISSN 0951-0605Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1099-0860.2008.00181.x
While children and young people's participation is a well-established research field, much less has been written about the roles that adults play in supporting this participation. This article examines the involvement of adults within participatory forums in English schools and local authorities. Drawing on empirical data from research on children's participation in pupil and civic councils, the article discusses the complex and sometimes contradictory pressures on adults in their advisory roles with young participants. The article goes on to explore these roles within a broader conceptual framework that counterposes children's 'places' with children's 'spaces'.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute of Education|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Student government -- Great Britain, Supervision, Children and adults|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Children & Society|
|Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.|
|Number of Pages:||12|
|Page Range:||pp. 395-406|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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