Narrating Childhood with Children and Youth across Contexts: Diverse Contexts, Methods and Stories of Everyday Life

LISA MORAN, Kathy Reilly, Bernadine Brady

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    Abstract

    This volume draws together scholarly contributions from diverse, yet interlinking disciplinary fields, with the aim of critically examining the value of narrative inquiry in understanding the everyday lives of children and young people in diverse spaces and places, including the home, recreational spaces, communities and educational spaces. Incorporating insights from sociology, geography, education, child and youth studies, social care, and social work, the collection emphasises how narrative research approaches present storytelling as a universally recognizable, valuable and effective methodological approach with children and young people. The chapters points to the diversity of spaces and places encountered by children and young people, considers how young people ‘tell tales’ about their lives and highlights the multidimensionality of narrative research in capturing their everyday lived experiences.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherPalgrave–Macmillan
    Number of pages442
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-55647-1
    ISBN (Print)978-3-030-55646-4
    Publication statusPublished - 4 Nov 2020

    Publication series

    NameChildhood and Youth Series

    Keywords

    • Children and young people
    • Social Work

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