A Handbook of Children and Young People's Participation: by Barry Percy-Smith,Nigel Thomas

By Barry Percy-Smith,Nigel Thomas

A instruction manual of kids and younger People's Participation brings jointly key thinkers and practitioners from assorted contexts around the globe to supply an authoritative evaluate of latest concept and perform round children’s participation.


Promoting the participation of kids and younger people – in decision-making and coverage improvement, and as energetic participants to daily kinfolk and group life – has turn into a vital a part of coverage and programme projects in either majority and minority worlds. This booklet provides the main precious fresh paintings in children’s participation as a source for lecturers, scholars and practitioners in youth reviews, children’s rights and welfare, baby and kin social paintings, early life and group paintings, governance, reduction and improvement programmes.


The booklet introduces key recommendations and debates, and provides a wealthy selection of debts of the varied ways that children’s participation is known and enacted around the globe, interspersed with reflective commentaries from adults and teens. It concludes with a couple of mammoth theoretical contributions that target to take ahead our knowing of children’s participation.


The emphasis during the textual content is on studying from the complexity of children’s participation in perform to enhance our theoretical figuring out, and on utilizing these theoretical insights to problem perform, with the purpose of realising children’s rights and citizenship extra totally.

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