Theories of action in the field of child participation: In search of explicit frameworks

  title={Theories of action in the field of child participation: In search of explicit frameworks},
  author={Daniel Stoecklin},
  pages={443 - 457}
The article explores child participation from the perspective of the sociology of action. Despite the important literature on child participation following adoption of the UNCRC, a consistent theory of child participation is still missing. The distinction between the child as a subject of rights and the child as a social actor draws attention to the cumulative and systemic nature of action. Applications of a new model going in this direction are presented. They foster discussion on children’s… Expand

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