The SAGE Handbook of Child Research

Editors: Melton, Gary B., Ben-Arieh, Asher and Cashmore, Judith,
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Sage UK

Single-User Purchase Price: $152.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $228.00
ISBN: 978-1-41-293016-1
Category: Social Sciences - Sociology
Image Count: 33
Book Status: Available
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This authoritative Handbook takes its lead from a number of key assumptions on the subject of research methods for child-related research. These include, to name but a couple of examples: the importance of recognising the significance of the different contexts in which children find themselves in determining the nature of appropriate research methods, and the importance of having clear ethical guidelines and standards governing the research activities of those involved in research on and with children.

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Table of Contents

  • Dedication - Stewart Asquith
  • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
  • Introduction
  • The Nature and Scope of Child Research: Learning About Children's Lives - Gary B. Melton Daphna Gross-Manos Asher Ben-Arieh Ekaterina Yazykova
  • Setting-Specific Issues in Child Research
  • The Settings of Childhood - Asher Ben-Arieh
  • Childhood as a Legal Status - Roger J.R. Levesque
  • Children as Political Actors - Anu Toots Natalie Worley Anna Skosireva
  • Children, Religion, and Spiritual Development: Reframing a Research Agenda - Eugene C. Roehlkepartain
  • Children as Patients - Priscilla Alderson
  • Children as Consumers - Ragnhild Brusdal Ivar Frønes
  • Young Children as Learners - Jan Kampmann
  • Children as Family Members - Jennifer Mason Becky Tipper
  • Children as Friends - Steven R. Asher Whitney Brechwald Guerry Kristina L. McDonald
  • Population-Specific Issues in Child Research
  • Children in Exceptional Circumstances - Judith Cashmore
  • Research on Ethnic Minority Children: A Tale of Risk and Resilience - Oscar Barbarin Emma Sterrett Dari Jigjidsuren
  • Sexual Minority Youth and Youth with Sexual Minority Parents - Charlotte J. Patterson
  • Children Who Have Disabilities - Patricia Sloper Bryony Beresford
  • Youth Who Have Broken the Law - Michael R. McCart Terje Ogden Scott W. Henggeler
  • Children as Witnesses - Kelly McWilliams Else-Marie Augusti Jacinthe Dion Stephanie D. Block Annika Melinder Judith Cashmore Gail S. Goodman
  • Child Maltreatment and Bullying - Kelly McWilliams Gail S. Goodman Juliana Raskauskas Ingrid M. Cordon
  • Children Living Away from Home - Judith Cashmore
  • Refugees, Asylum Seekers, Displaced Persons: Children in Precarious Positions - Jacqueline J. Goodnow
  • Methods in Research on Children and Childhood
  • Challenges and Innovations in Research on Childhood - Drika Weller Sue D. Hobbs Gail S. Goodman
  • Interviewing Children: A Primer - Karen J. Saywitz Lorinda B. Camparo
  • Children as Self-Informants in Longitudinal Studies: Substantive Findings and Methodological Issues - Amy Dworsky
  • Use of Administrative Data in Childhood Research - Robert Goerge Bong Joo Lee
  • Children Taking Photos and Photographs: A Route to Children's Involvement and Participation and a ‘Bridge’ to Exploring Children's Everyday Lives - Kim Rasmussen
  • Time-Use Studies - Lyn Craig
  • Parents' Reports About Their Children's Lives - Marc H. Bornstein
  • Adults' Memories of Their Own Childhoods - David B. Pillemer Ryan A. Dickson
  • School-Aged Children as Sources of Information About Their Lives - Michal Soffer Asher Ben-Arieh
  • Infants and Young Children as Sources of Information About Their Own Lives: Methodology and Findings - Harlene Hayne Karen Tustin
  • Children as Researchers: We Have a Lot to Learn - Tove I. Dahl