Research with Children
Theory and Practice
- Michelle O'Reilly - University of Leicester, UK
- Nisha Dogra - University of Leicester, UK, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, UK
- Pablo Daniel Ronzoni
The book helpfully addresses each stage of the research process:
-Part I introduces the main elements of doing research with children, including seeking ethical approval for sensitive research topics.
-Part II guides the reader through the initial stages of the research project including recruitment issues and communicating with gatekeepers.
-Part III outlines the data collection, data analysis, writing up and dissemination stages of research and covers both quantitative and qualitative methods.
Filled with practical advice and useful activities for each chapter, this book is an essential resource for any student, academic or professional working with, or doing research with, children.
Very clear and comprehensive guide on how to conduct research with children. Covers essential issues, invaluable resource for practitioners and researchers alike.
This book is a significant contribution to the available resources on doing research with children. It provides a step-by-step guide through all the phases of the research process. The author’s emphasis on research with vulnerable children is outstanding. It also addresses the various ethical issues in a very clear and practical way, even providing an example of a consent form. It is written in an easy to read and accessible style and is comprehensive enough to enhance the research skills of people on different academic levels.
This is a fantastic book giving foundational knowledge to my students about carrying out research with children. From ethical considerations to methodology and beyond, this informative book is a recommended companion for all those on the Foundation Degree in Early Years Care and Education.
An easy to read text that introduces research with children.
This book is divided into three distinctive sections that guides the reader through the ethics, preparation and planning of a research project with children. There are activities and practical advice throughout to highlight the essential elements of conducting research with children.
A good book but not as relevant to the course that i am teaching as I had hoped. Useful for practitioners planning or carrying out research with children.
Really Useful with dissertation students.
This was used widely by the previous years second years to support their Individual Reserach Project.
There are not enough books in this field, so very appreciative of such a good text
A useful book that explores key topics. The front cover is very appealing.Useful practical activities. User friendly book.