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Opening the research conversation

Danby, Susan J. & Farrell, Ann M. (2005) Opening the research conversation. In Farrell, Ann M. (Ed.) Ethical Research with Children. Open University Press/McGraw-Hill, Maidenhead, England ; New York, pp. 49-65.

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Abstract

This book focuses on doing ethical research with children in today’s climate of increased globalisation, surveillance and awareness of children as competent research participants. It covers a range of conceptual, methodological and procedural issues, and provides a framework for doing ethical research with children. Written by international experts in the fields of early childhood research and ethics, this book supports students’, practitioner-researchers and research gate-keepers with resources on how to conduct and evaluate ethical research with children. The contributors use key examples of cutting-edge research from a range of countries to examine research ethics with children and those around them; provide strategies for planning, conducting and evaluating research in an ethical way, and explore theoretical approaches to children and childhood that are relevant to ethical research. Ethical Research with Children is key reading for students’ in childhood studies, teacher education, public health, nursing, human services, legal studies, psychology and social sciences, as well as practitioner-researchers in these fields.

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ID Code: 9354
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details : s.danby@qut.edu.au
Keywords: childhood, research ethics, research interview, children, informed consent
ISBN: 9780335216505
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Open University Press/McGraw-Hill
Deposited On: 06 Sep 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:16

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