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Darian‐Smith, K., & Henningham, N. (2014). Social research and the privacy and participation of children: Reflections on researching Australian children's playlore. Children & Society, 28(4), pp. 327-338. Abstract: Social research into the daily activities of children is important if we are

El Gemayel, S. M., & Salema, Y. (2023). Negotiating power dynamics through co‐reflexivity in research with young children in disadvantaged communities. Children & Society, 37(5), pp. 1596-1611. Abstract: This paper addresses how unequal power dynamics in research with young children in

You can download this case study as a pdf here. It is now common practice to seek children’s own consent for research participation, alongside (usually) that of a parent or guardian. This is advocated in the ERIC Charter and also represents

Mayne, F., & Howitt, C. (2022). The narrative approach to informed consent: Empowering young children's rights and meaningful participation. Routledge: Oxford, UK. Book Description: The Narrative Approach to Informed Consent: Empowering Young Children’s Rights and Meaningful Participation is a practical guide

Arnott, L., Martinez-Lejarreta, L., Wall, K., Blaisdell, C., & Palaiologou, I. (2020). Reflecting on three creative approaches to informed consent with children under six. British Educational Research Journal, 46(4), pp.786-810. Abstract: In an era when children’s rights are paramount, there are

You can download this case study as a pdf here. Conducting research with young children is a complex process with many stakeholders and ethical considerations to navigate. One of the most enduring challenges we tend to encounter is how to engage