A cultural-historical exploration of relational ethics in research involving children.

Quinones, G., Rutanen, N., & Revilla, Y. L. (2023). A cultural-historical exploration of relational ethics in research involving children. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction, 42, Art No: 100756. Abstract: Participatory studies involving children are a growing topic of debate concerning research on early childhood education and care (ECEC). Developments in ethnographic methods and the use […]

Relational ethics-in-action: Learning from naturalistic video observations of infants, toddlers, and their teachers.

Jia, A.C., Cooper, M., & Gould, K. (2023). Relational ethics-in-action: Learning from naturalistic video observations of infants, toddlers, and their teachers. The First Years, Ngā Tau Tuatara: New Zealand Journal of Infant and Toddler Education, 25(1), pp.32-36. Abstract: In the context of researching the real lives of infants, toddlers, and their teachers in early childhood […]

Ethical issues in research with young children in early second language education.

Mhic Mhathúna, M., & Hayes, N. (2021). Ethical issues in research with young children in early second language education. In: Schwartz, M. (Ed.). Handbook of Early Language Education. Springer International Handbooks of Education (pp. 1-28). Springer: Cham. ISBN: 978-3-030-47073-9; e-book ISBN: 978-3-030-47073-9. Abstract: There is a growing field of second language research in early childhood […]

How can a researcher minimise causing harm when conducting interviews with particularly vulnerable children in longitudinal research?.

Buchanan, D. (2023). How can a researcher minimise causing harm when conducting interviews with particularly vulnerable children in longitudinal research?. Children & Society, Published Online Ahead of Print. Abstract: Using original data, this article explores the ethical issues that arose during a school ‘life histories’ study of ‘lower-attaining’ of 23 primary school pupils in England, […]

Social research and the privacy and participation of children: Reflections on researching Australian children’s playlore.

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 to understand how children perceive themselves in relationship to their world. Ethically managed social […]

Negotiating power dynamics through co‐reflexivity in research with young children in disadvantaged communities.

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 disadvantaged communities can be negotiated through co-reflexivity. It explores this through two different projects, […]

The impact of the school space on research methodology, child participation and safety: Views from children in Zanzibar.

Fay, F. (2018). The impact of the school space on research methodology, child participation and safety: Views from children in Zanzibar. Children’s Geographies, 16(4), pp.405-417. Abstract: This paper discusses the impact of school environments as research spaces on participatory research methods, children’s agency and safety. The article draws on 18 months of ethnographic fieldwork on […]

Ethical research with young children.

Loveridge, J. (2022). Ethical research with young children. In Oxford Bibliographies in Education. Faircloth, S. (Ed.). New York: Oxford University Press. Oxford Bibliographies is a series of specially curated, regularly updated syntheses of a wide range of academic topics. This article sits within the subject area, Education, and provides an overview of ethical research with […]