The Regulated Child

Aubrey, Carol and Blackburn, Carolyn and Jones, Charlotte and Lowe, Rosemarie (2017) The Regulated Child. In: Childhood Today. Sage Publications, London. ISBN 147398937X

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Abstract

This chapter explores the concept of participation as a right for children. Given that child participation has various definitions and is applied to a variety of attitudes, values and behaviours, it will adopt a case-study approach. Firstly, it will draw upon an LA-funded project that investigated the participation of vulnerable children and young people (CYP) in the integrated frontline service provision they received. Secondly, it will to examine core principles underpinning the United Nations Convention (1989: Article 12), in order to examine statutory views of participation rights. By these means, the chapter will seek to investigate CYPs’ exercise of participation rights as well as attempt to identify factors that might influence the exercise of participation. In so doing, the chapter will consider whether or not the statutory view provides the conditions for exercised rights.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: X900 Others in Education
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > Centre for Study of Practice and Culture in Education (C-SPACE) > Re-thinking Childhood
UoA Collections > UoA25: Education
Depositing User: $ Carolyn Blackburn
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2017 08:29
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 08:57
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/5217

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