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You can download this case study as a pdf here. Positioning young children as co-researchers seeks to elevate their voice, interests and power in research processes. However, there are added tensions when co-researching with babies and very young children, particularly in

Little, S., & Little, T. (2022). An un/familiar space: Children and parents as collaborators in autoethnographic family research. Qualitative Research, 22(4), pp. 632-648. Abstract: This paper, coauthored by mother and son (aged 10 at the time of writing, 12 at time

You can download this case study as a pdf here. When children participate in research, particularly research conducted with or by children, a key goal is to authentically represent their viewpoints. Striving for authentic representation involves being critical and reflexive of

Stafford, L. (2017). 'What about my voice': Emancipating the voices of children with disabilities through participant-centred methods. Children’s Geographies, 15(5), pp. 600-613. Abstract: Children with diverse physical, communication and/or cognitive impairments are often overlooked as active research participants. This paper challenges

Mayes, E. (2019). The mis/uses of ‘voice’ in (post)qualitative research with children and young people: Histories, politics and ethics. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 32(10), pp. 1191-1209. Abstract: This article extends recent attempts to think (post)qualitative research together with

Malatest International. (2021). Ethical considerations in social research with children and young people. Wellington New Zealand. Abstract: Including young people’s voices in social research informs our understanding of how to deliver services and develop policies to improve young people’s wellbeing. However,

Woolhouse, C. (2019). Conducting photo methodologies with children: Framing ethical concerns relating to representation, voice and data analysis when exploring educational inclusion with children. International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 42(1), pp. 3-18. This article offers a critical discussion

Bradbury-Jones, C., Isham, L., & Taylor, J. (2018). The complexities and contradictions in participatory research with vulnerable children and young people: A qualitative systematic review. Social Science & Medicine, 215, pp. 80-91. Abstract: Participatory research carried out by or with children,