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Title A handbook of children and young people's participation : perspectives from theory and practice / edited by Barry Percy-Smith, Nigel Thomas
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
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Contents The realisation of children's participation rights : critical reflections / Gerison Lansdown -- Challenges of participatory practice with children / Karen Malone and Catherine Hartung -- Children's participation in Bangladesh : issues of agency and structures of violence / Sarah White and Shyamol Choudhury -- Children's participation in armed conflict and post conflict peace building / Clare Feinstein, Annette Giertsen and Claire O'Kane -- The participation of children living in the poorest and most difficult situations / Patricia Ray -- Children in action : children's participation in the law reform process in South Africa / Lucy Jamieson and Wanjiru Mukoma -- Younger children's individual participation in "all matters affecting the child" / Priscilla Alderson -- Disabled children and participation in the UK : reality or rhetoric? / Anita Franklin and Kate Martin -- Participation among young people with mental health issue : redefining the boundaries / Ann Dadich -- Advocacy for children in family group conferences : reflections on personal and public decision making / Perpetua Kirby and Sophie Laws -- Questioning understandings of children's participation : applying a cross-cultural lens / Jan Mason, Natalie Bolzan, and colleagues -- The construction of childhood and the socialisation of children in Ghana : implications for the implementation of article 12 of the CRC / Afua Twum-Danso -- Youth participation in indigenous traditional communities / Yolanda Corona Caraveo, Carlos Perez and Julián Hernández -- Rights through evaluation and understanding children's realities / Vicky Johnson -- Children's participation in school and the local community : lessons from an international project / Renate Kr'nzl-Nagl and Ulrike Zartler -- Building towards effective participation : a learning-based network approach to youth participation / Tiina Sotkasiira, Lotta Haikkola, and Liisa Horelli -- Getting the measure of children and young people's participation : an exploration of practice in Wales / Anne Crowley and Anna Skeels -- "No one ever listens to us" : challenging obstacles to the participation of children and young people in Rwanda / Kirrily Pells -- Child reporters as agents of change / Lalatendu Acharya -- "Pathways to participation" revisited : learning from Nicaragua's child coffee-workers / Harry Shier -- "Students as professionals" : the London Secondary School Councils action research project / Hiromi Yamashita and Lynn Davies -- Children's participation in citizenship and governance / Sara Austin -- Maintaining the status quo : appraising the effectiveness of youth councils in Scotland / Brian McGinley, Ann Grieve, and Andrea Reynolds -- More than crumbs from the table : critiquing youth parliaments as models of representation for marginalised young people / Alan Turkie -- Nil desperandum as long as you carpe diem / Jack Lewars -- In search of agency : participation in a youth organisation in Turkey / Fahriye Sancar and Yucel Severcan -- Children's participation as a struggle over recognition : exploring the promise of dialogue / Robyn Fitzgerald, Anne Graham, Anne Smith, and Nicola Taylor -- Children and deliberative democracy / Tom Cockburn -- Governance and participation / Kay Tisdall -- After participation : the socio-spatial performance of intergenerational becoming / Greg Mannion -- Children as active citizens : an agenda for children's civil rights and civic engagement / Joachim Theis
Summary A Handbook of Children's Participation brings key thinkers and practitioners from across the globe together to provide an authoritative overview of contemporary theory and practice around children's participation
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed Oct. 2, 2009)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Children -- Services for.
Children's rights.
Form Electronic book
Author Percy-Smith, Barry.
Thomas, Nigel, 1950-
ISBN 0203871073 (electronic bk.)
9780203871072 (electronic bk.)