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 […]

Relational ethics, informed consent, and informed assent in participatory research with children with complex communication needs.

Van Goidsenhoven, L., & De Schauwer, E. (2022). Relational ethics, informed consent, and informed assent in participatory research with children with complex communication needs. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 64(11), pp.1323-1329. Abstract: There is a need for qualitative participatory research involving children with intellectual disability and complex communication needs (CCNs), but procedural ethics cannot always […]

‘Your life looks like a fairytale’ : Challenges in building rapport with children and youth in contexts of protracted conflict. By Cadhla Fiona o’Sullivan

You can download this case study as a pdf here. My PhD research, titled ‘Artisans of Peace’, was conducted in the post conflict environment of Bogotá, Colombia. It consisted of an Arts based intervention with children and youth (ages 6-18) across 3 municipalities of Bogotá. The study adopted an ethnographic approach to the fieldwork, over […]

Negotiating ethics-in-action in a long-term research relationship with a young child.

Rutanen, N., Raittila, R., Harju, K., Revilla, Y. L., & Hännikäinen, M. (2021). Negotiating ethics-in-action in a long-term research relationship with a young child. Human Arenas, Published on-line ahead of print. This article expands upon discussions around relational ethics by exploring ethics-in action as it arose in a long-term research relationship with a young child. […]

Ethical considerations in participatory research with young children.

Truscott, J., Graham, A., & Powell, M. A. (2019). Ethical considerations in participatory research with young children. In A. Eckhoff (Ed.), Participatory Research with Young Children. Educating the Young Child (Advances in Theory and Research, Implications for Practice) (Vol. 17). Cham: Springer. Abstract: The expansion of participatory research with young children has given rise to […]

Ethics and Research with Young Children: New Perspectives.

Schulte, C. M. (Ed.) (2020). Ethics and Research with Young Children: New Perspectives. London: Bloomsbury. ISBN: 978-1-3500-7647-1 Publisher’s Description: As researchers and theorists, teachers and teacher educators, parents and grandparents and advocates for children, the authors featured in Ethics and Research with Young Children share a common inclination to counter the idea of an ethics […]