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    Global kids online: researching children’s rights globally in the digital age

    Stoilova, Mariya and Livingstone, S. and Kardefelt-Winther, D. (2016) Global kids online: researching children’s rights globally in the digital age. Global Studies of Childhood 6 (4), pp. 455-466. ISSN 2043-6106.

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    Abstract

    Drawing on an ongoing international research project, Global Kids Online, this article examines the theoretical and methodological challenges of conducting global research on children’s rights in the digital age at a time of intense socio-technological change and contested policy development. Arguing in favour of critically rethinking existing research frameworks and measures for new circumstances, we report on the experience of designing a research toolkit and piloting this in four countries on four continents. We aim to generate national and cross-national insights that can benefit future researchers and research users concerned to build a robust evidence base to understand children’s rights in the digital age. It is hoped that such experiences will prompt wider lessons for the unfolding research and policy agenda.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Child rights, comparative methods, contexts of childhood, digital age, evidence-based policy, global research, stakeholder partnership
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Psychosocial Studies
    Depositing User: Mariya Stoilova
    Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2016 17:57
    Last Modified: 30 Nov 2016 17:57
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/17537

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