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ERIC Number: EJ942010
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0951-0605
Children Photographing Well-Being: Facilitating Participation in Research
Gabhainn, Saoirse Nic; Sixsmith, Jane
Children & Society, v20 n4 p249-259 Sep 2006
Children aged 8-12 years took 723 photographs representing well-being. Another group of children categorised the photographs, identified what was missing and discussed their inter-relationships. The largest categories were "people I love the most (friends)" (23.2%), "activities" (18%), "food and drink" (17.2%) and "animals/pets" (12.8%). Children reported that the categories were all related and could be subsumed into the general category "the way I live", reflecting their holistic integrationist perspective on well-being which in turn mirrors the whole child perspective of the Irish National Children's Strategy. The usefulness and limitations of this approach to working with children are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Ireland