Multidisciplinary perspectives on the child’s voice in public policy: an introduction

by Nicola Berkley and Ruth Lister

28 Sep 2020
Journal of the British Academy
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6 (pp. 1-6)

Abstract: 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.

Keywords: Children, childhood, public policy, voice, rights.

Article posted to Journal of the British Academy, volume 8, supplementary issue 4 (Multidisciplinary perspectives on the child’s voice in public policy).

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