Conceptions of risk and children’s independent mobility

@inproceedings{Rudner2011ConceptionsOR,
  title={Conceptions of risk and children’s independent mobility},
  author={Julie Rudner},
  year={2011}
}
Children's independent mobility (CIM), defined as the use of public space by children under 18 years of age, and who are not accompanied by an adult, has decreased over the past 40 years. Conceptions of risk have been identified as impacting on CIM, but the risk concept has not been adequately explored in the CIM literature. This thesis partially addresses this gap by examining how the risk conceptions of parents, local government officers, and policies interact to promote low levels of CIM. In… CONTINUE READING

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