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ERIC Number: EJ1014377
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jul
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0951-0605
Accountable to Whom? A Critical Science Counter-Story about a City that Stopped Caring for its Young
Fox, Madeline; Fine, Michelle
Children & Society, v27 n4 p321-335 Jul 2013
Coming from a critical youth studies perspective, this article sketches a participatory action research project designed by youth and adults in New York City to evaluate the impact of neo-liberal public policies on young people. Through telling the counter-story of the Polling for Justice (PFJ) project, we propose that re-considering accountability at the point of knowledge production is generative for re-imagining--and realising--a more just world. PFJ examined young people's experiences of urban public policy and through embodied participatory research, privileging young people's knowledge of the everyday, attempted deep accountability, provoked precarious solidarity, and activated change.(Contains 4 figures and 5 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New York
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