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Childhood poverty and social exclusionFrom a child's perspective$
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Tess Ridge

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9781861343628

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861343628.001.0001

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‘Fitting in’ and ‘joining in’: social relations and social integration

‘Fitting in’ and ‘joining in’: social relations and social integration

(p.59) Four ‘Fitting in’ and ‘joining in’: social relations and social integration
Childhood poverty and social exclusion

Tess Ridge

Policy Press

This chapter talks about the social and relational aspects of children's lives, focusing in particular on their lives at school. It aims to provide an understanding of the social lives and experiences of children in poverty, via the medium of their own voices. The discussion shows children's interpretations and constructions of their social relationships, and explores their perceptions of their ability to participate socially.

Keywords:   social aspects, relational aspects, school life, social lives, social relationships

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