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Promoting young people's participation in research

Cameron, Claire and Wigfall, Valerie (2006) Promoting young people's participation in research. In: In Care and After: a Positive Perspective. Routledge, London, pp. 152-168. ISBN 0-415-35254-1

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Additional Information: a. Participation of young people in research b. Theories about the problems and challenges of conducting research with young people and the ways in which these impact upon the kind of research carried out. c. This chapter outlines some of the methodological problems researchers encountered when conducting research with care leavers and young people ‘in difficulty’ within a policy climate that places increasing emphasis on evidence based practice. It suggests ways in which researchers might respond to these practical challenges. d. e. The chapter describes the methodological problems of drawing a representative sample of young people leaving care and young people ‘in difficulty’ for a major DfES funded study. Material is also drawn from other studies referred to in the book, to demonstrate common dilemmas which researchers shared. f. The book proposal was peer-reviewed by the publisher and draft publication was reviewed by editors and academics g. Lead author
Controlled Keywords: Looked after children, Young people
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Thomas Coram Research Unit
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Date Deposited: 05 May 2010 12:12
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 10:33
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