Children and Young People’s Participation and Its Transformative Potential

Learning from across Countries

  • E. Kay M. Tisdall
  • Andressa M. Gadda
  • Udi Mandel Butler

Part of the Studies in Childhood and Youth book series (SCY)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. E. Kay M. Tisdall, Rachel Hinton, Andressa M. Gadda, Udi Mandel Butler
    Pages 1-21
  3. Marcelo Princeswal, Udi Mandel Butler
    Pages 79-90
  4. Shirley Pendlebury, Patricia Henderson, Lucy Jamieson
    Pages 130-149
  5. Colin Morrison, Cathy McCulloch, Drew Mackie, Sandy Halliday, Howard Liddell
    Pages 189-207
  6. Udi Mandel Butler, Kelly Teamey
    Pages 208-226
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 227-236

About this book


Bringing together theories, ideas, insights and experiences of practitioners and researchers from Brazil, India, South Africa and the UK, this book explores children and young people's involvement in public action. The contributors consider the potential of children and young people's participation to be transformative.


child youth young people participation EcoCity decision-making public action children environment innovation law Policy

Editors and affiliations

  • E. Kay M. Tisdall
    • 1
  • Andressa M. Gadda
    • 2
  • Udi Mandel Butler
    • 3
  1. 1.University of EdinburghUK
  2. 2.University of StrathclydeUK
  3. 3.The International Center for Research and Policy on ChildhoodBrazil

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