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CASE STUDIES

Care Matters: Time for Change (Department for Education and Skills, 2007) identified the importance of narrowing the gap in attainment between children in and leaving out-of-home care and their peers in the general population. Right2BCared4 was one of the initiatives

In designing a doctoral research study of the experiences of unaccompanied/ separated asylum seeking young people in Ireland, it was decided that the core of the study would involve individual interviews with relevant young people, aged between 13 and 18

This case study describes the ethical dilemmas faced in the conduct of a study that sought to answer the question “How do young Tanzanian children experience care?” The study explored the heterogeneous practices that are used by families to care

The Young Carers Study is a national study, designed in collaboration with Universities, the South African government, UNICEF, Save the Children and the National Action Committee for Children affected by HIV and AIDS. The study interviews 6000 children aged 10-17

With my PhD research I wanted to explore how ethnicity, gender and social class intersect in young children’s social identities and relationships in a culturally diverse primary school. This research focus suggested a methodology that would allow me to spend

In many cultures around the world, hospitality is a strong value. This is the case in Pakistan. The ethic of hospitality means that guests are treated with great respect and honour, and hosts will go out of their way to

Very often a child with a severe fixed, or an evolving, neurodegenerative condition cannot give meaningful consent to research. The child’s age and the profundity of their evolving neurological condition make consent impossible. Neurodegenerative conditions are extremely rare, are still