Reflections on the enactment of children's participation rights through research: Between transactional and relational spaces.
Nolas, Sevasti-Melissa (2011) Reflections on the enactment of children's participation rights through research: Between transactional and relational spaces. Children and Youth Services Review, 33 (7). pp. 1196-12012. ISSN 0190-7409
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Young people's participation in the evaluation of services designed for them has become widespread in England following the United Kingdom's ratification of the UNCRC. This makes participation a matter of citizenship as well as of research. The paper reflects on these developments from a critical social psychological perspective. In particular it looks at the experience of working with a transformational model of participation. The author reflects on the possibilities and limitations of such a model and argues that within the English socio-cultural context a number of challenges, conceptualised by the author as transactional practices, make the establishment of enduring relational practices difficult. Epistemological reflexivity and a pragmatic approach towards children's participation rights are advocated by the author as a way of managing the conflicts between different participatory approaches that present themselves in practice.
Published online in February 2011.
|Research Areas:||Health & Education > Health & Education|
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|Deposited On:||12 Apr 2011 10:49|
|Last Modified:||09 Oct 2013 08:58|
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