Thesis / Dissertation

Scaling-up participatory research with children: investigating the influence on co-researchers’ critical consciousness and their agency in the research process

Katitza Andrea Marinkovic Chavez, Lisa Gibbs (ed.)

Published : 2020


Participatory research with children aims to actively collaborate with child co-researchers to co-construct knowledge and social action about their worlds. Recently, a growing number of studies have increased the size and scope of participatory research with children. However, there is scarce evidence on how collaborating across study sites and engaging with data that reflects the lives of children from different backgrounds and contexts influences child co-researchers’ views about themselves, their communities, and the world, as well as their experiences during the research process. Additionally, although scaled-up participatory studies tend to show overall high levels of child agency, litt..

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