Analysing emotions such as love can enable new ways of understanding human relationships
and deepen reflexive ethnographic practice. Love in research with children, however, carries a unique set of implications
A Story of (what is?) Art and Online Research with Children During a Pandemic By Julie Spray, Jean Hunleth and Hannah Fechtel Spray, Julie, Hannah Fechtel, and Jean Hunleth. 2022.… Read more What do Arts-Based Methods Do? →
What happens when researchers draw with children?
“The institutionalised privileging of Western paradigms in decision-making and the enduring nature of infrastructure converge to perpetuate an ‘infrastructural violence’ (Rodgers and O’Neill 2012) upon Aotearoa’s Māori peoples, inflicting harms… Read more Inequitable mobilities: intersections of diversity with urban infrastructure influence mobility, health and wellbeing →
“The problem here is that Abby’s, Chiko’s and Teuila’s experiences with TB and RF programming have been invisible to the adults who design and fund the health programmes that shaped their lives. And we see this troubling trend in public health and policy approaches to COVID-19.”
“Neglecting children’s perspectives has important consequences, not only for children’s wellbeing and experience, but for an intervention’s success. I argue that good child health policy should be predicated on regard for children as whole people: as social actors and participants in public life, whose experiences, understandings, interpretations and practices matter and can mediate the effectiveness of policy interventions.”
What happens to the “chronic homework” of asthma management when racism, socio-economic disadvantage, and medical systems gaps in the U.S. “disarticulate” families from professional care?
Who are the children in child health policies and programming? How have we overlooked them, and why is it critical that we start paying attention to them now? This book is about what children do: the unseen and underestimated practices of children who make lives for themselves in situations of poverty and inequality.