Children as Peer Researchers: Reflections on a Journey of Mutual Discovery

V. Coppock

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    Abstract

    This article is based on a small-scale study evaluating the work of an emotional literacy project in the North West of England. It focuses on the research process and the challenging experience of involving children as peer researchers. The author draws on theoretical and epistemological insights from feminism and the sociology of childhood to explore some of the enduring tensions and contradictions facing adults involved in children’s research. The primary intention is to use post-research reflections to raise questions and stimulate debate amongst children’s researchers rather than offer solutions.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)435-446
    JournalChildren & Society
    Volume25
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 24 Mar 2011

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