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“It is refreshing to see a book such as this which is both broad in its conceptualization of the field of child research and deep in its focus. The volume's editors are paragons of awareness when it comes to the need for interdisciplinary research and theory to illuminate the lives and experience of children.”

James Garbarino, Loyola University Chicago

“Covers a satisfying and unprecedentedly wide range of research relating to childhood. The contributors include many eminent international scholars of childhood, making the book a valuable resource for child researchers. Child advocates will also find the book to be invaluable in their efforts to improve children's well-being, and to change policies and practices for the better.”

Anne Smith, University of Otago

“A really scintillating collection that will provide ...

Children Taking Photos and Photographs: A Route to Children's Involvement and Participation and a ‘Bridge’ to Exploring Children's Everyday Lives
Children taking photos and photographs: A route to children's involvement and participation and a ‘bridge’ to exploring children's everyday lives

It seems both logical and natural to start a chapter about children taking photographs with a photo taken by a child. Therefore you should examine this photo (Figure 24.1) carefully and tell the ‘story’ you see in the picture. Before you go any further, you could try jotting down a few key words which you can then compare with the narrative that follows.

Figure 24.1 Photograph taken with a digital camera by a child in the pilot project

The photo comes from a pilot project in which children ...

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