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Key thinkers in childhood studies$
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Carmel Smith and Sheila Greene

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781447308072

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.001.0001

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Roger Hart

Roger Hart

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(p.109) Eleven Roger Hart
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Key thinkers in childhood studies
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Carmel Smith

Sheila Greene

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447308072.003.0011

In this interview Professor Roger Hart discusses his background and early career and his interest in understanding the everyday lives of children in relation to their physical environment, particularly those living in difficult circumstances. He explains his commitment to supporting international development agencies to find new ways of enabling disadvantaged children to express their concerns as a way of better fulfilling their rights. He acknowledges his discomfort with the way in which his writing on children’s participation has been translated and broadcast in relation to cultures which are very different to his own and stresses the need for researchers in minority world countries to learn, understand and respect differences in childhoods in majority world contexts.

Keywords:   physical environment, international development, rights, cultures, children’s participation, minority world, majority world

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