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'There is no single or right way to do childhood and youth research, but this useful book provides readers with essential insights into many of the options, shedding light on the various purposes, practicalities, merits and ethical considerations. It is a great starting point for anyone wanting to do research that is respectful of children and young people.'
'Written by authors whose backgrounds exemplify the multi-disciplinary nature of Childhood Studies, this book includes excellent examples of research projects which provide a valuable model for anyone interested in research with children and young people.'
This is an excellent resource with a plethora of information to guide students through the research process with children.
This book will be used for research in early years.
Useful material for those wishing to progress so added to supplemental reading list
A knowledgeable, comprehensive, relevant and accessible text covering approaches to research in the early years. Suitable for both undergraduate and postgraduate students researching with children.
This is an excellent, concise and informative edited collection covering key approaches to research with children and young people. The authors have explored all stages of research design and identified the most frequent pitfalls and challenges, making some very practical and well-considered suggestions for ways to effectively address issues.
An excellent guide for students completing their independent study.
This is a great book for part-time adult learners who are nervous of completing their final dissertation, and I have ordered multiple copies for the library.
Excellent text with lots of lens to consider when working with children during the research process.
An excellent text that provides a wide range of useful examples that clearly reflect the editor’s wealth of experience and background in research with children and young people. The book provides a thoughtful approach covering critical issues which students need to be aware of and engage with when thinking about research in the early years of childhood. The text is a useful resource in practice as it deals with the practicalities and realities of doing research with children and young people.
An excellent textbook full of useful insights into the many variables of childhood research. This is a must publication for those starting out with their research involving this population group.
This is a useful and comprehensive resource for students carrying out primary research involving children and young people needing sound reference and guidance. Makes very good use of examples, discussing the practicalities and realities of doing research together with the issues of navigating the ethical challenges that emerge.
A really exciting look into research in the sector, key reading for students of early years, childhood and early education who are both undertaking and/or interpreting research in the field.
The strength of this book is that it is more than just another 'how to' methods text. With contributions from leading authors in the field, this book covers a wide range of issues and challenges of researching children and young people. It is essential reading for dissertation students.
This book has been highly recommended for use by any colleagues working with children and young people is a variety of settings. Great guidance on how to approach practical research and the ethical and other considerations of such research.
This book was a good text to recommend to any students studying towards qualifications where children are considered. Public health nurses will benefit from having an overview of this book and I would certainly recommend this text be added to lists for courses.
This text makes interesting reading; presenting, and questioning various viewpoints. This gives the reader an insight to various perspectives of education, while also, putting these theories into context. The notes and recommendations for reading at the end of each chapter are very useful.
This will be a very useful book for many of our students who will be carrying out primary research involving children and young people. The editors and contributors have a helpful and thoughtful approach with a wealth of experience and background in research and more particularly research with children and young people.
This book will clearly help the learners with their research project and I will be recommending for our Learning Centre
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