Multidisciplinary perspectives on the child’s voice in public policy

Edited by Ruth Lister, posted to Journal of the British Academy, volume 8, supplementary issue 4, in 2020

This supplementary issue explores the nature and role of children’s voice in public policy from multidisciplinary perspectives. The insights from this issue form part of the evidence base of the British Academy’s Childhood Policy Programme, which aims to utilise the research and insights from the social sciences, humanities, and the arts to address issues of fragmentation, inconsistency, and ineffectiveness in childhood policy across the UK.

Articles

Multidisciplinary perspectives on the child's voice in public policy: an introduction
Nicola Berkley and Ruth Lister
Journal of the British Academy, volume 8, supplementary issue 4, pp. 1-6, posted 28 September 2020.

Hearing the child's voice: a philosophical account
David Archard
Journal of the British Academy, volume 8, supplementary issue 4, pp. 7-15, posted 28 September 2020.

Human beings in a theatre made for them: the child’s voice in contemporary theatre for young audiences
Tom Maguire
Journal of the British Academy, volume 8, supplementary issue 4, pp. 17-27, posted 14 December 2021

Lost in translation: the reality of implementing children’s right to be heard
Carol Robinson
Journal of the British Academy, volume 8, supplementary issue 4, pp. 29-39, posted 14 December 2021

Student voice in education
Sara Bragg
Journal of the British Academy, volume 8, supplementary issue 4, pp. 41-51, posted 14 December 2021

‘Life As We Know It’: the value of the arts as a tool for reflection, story telling and affecting policy
Briege Nugent, Shaun Glowa and Iain Shaw, with Liam Docherty, Roxsanne McGowan, Jordan Lee and Chloe Williams
Journal of the British Academy, volume 8, supplementary issue 4, pp. 53-63, posted 21 January 2022

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