Researching young children’s worlds

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This chapter explores issues concerning young children and research. It identifies conflicts between children’s participation and protection rights and considers dilemmas and difficulties of judging children’s competence in relation to participation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAn Introduction to Early Childhood
EditorsTim Waller, Geraldine Davis
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9781446254851
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2014


  • YCAR
  • Young children as researchers
  • early childhood education
  • epistemology
  • jigsaw methodology

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    Young children’s research behaviours: teachers and parents as help or hindrance?

    Jane Murray (Speaker)

    13 Sep 201615 Sep 2016

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    Young children’s capability as researchers

    Jane Murray (Speaker)

    6 May 2015

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSeminarResearch

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    Murray, J. (2014). Researching young children’s worlds. In T. Waller, & G. Davis (Eds.), An Introduction to Early Childhood (pp. 325-345). Sage.