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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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    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.


    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 Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Mariya Stoilova
    Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2016 17:57
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:29


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