DOING RESEARCH WITH CHILDREN
This book provides a comprehensive and practical introduction to undertaking a research project with children. Clearly divided into three sections, the first part introduces the main theories and approaches in doing research with children. In the second part the different frameworks and techniques in conducting research with children are outlined, combining for the first time both qualitative and quantitative methods. The third and final section develops an important underlying theme of the book: An understanding of the unique nature of children as research subjects, introducing the reader to the special ethical issues raised in researching children. Doing Research with Children is a lively and engaging book that provides a clear conceptual understanding of the key issues. In equipping each reader with a variety of skills and knowledge for research and practice it will be an invaluable resource for all students, practitioners and trainers working in the fields of child care, social work, developmental psychology and education.